Mickey Rosetta and Ricardo's son. Joppy flees through the back door. Chapters 24-25 Summary Easy and Mouse visit Dupree, who is staying with his sister, Bula, in Compton. Later, she has sex with Easy and gives him information about Daphne. Easy looks for them at Joppy's place and at Albright's office before heading toward Albright's house in the Malibu Hills.
I like your nasal accent. Todd Carter The president of Lion Investments. These plants are fitting adornments to the setting, because here Easy will receive the greatest temptation of the novel. In the holding cell, Easy looks out the window and grows entranced by oleander leaves. Easy drives Daphne to a small A-frame house in Hollywood. After bumping into each other on the street, Easy and Mouse drank all night in Myrtle's saloon.
The driver offers Easy fifty dollars and a ride to wherever he wants to go. Coretta makes him promise to give her a ten-dollar reward when he finds the white woman. Pete Dupree Easy's loud, friendly former coworker at Champion. He learns that Coretta was savagely murdered after his night with her. He is a humble-looking, weak-willed man with more money than any other character. Every burger you buy comes wrapped in an ironclad contract.
Daphne reveals that Coretta was killed accidentally by Joppy although Daphne had only asked him to scare her into silence. Easy shows up at his old workplace, a hangar where airplanes are constructed in Santa Monica. A long black Cadillac pulls up to Easy, and its white driver tells Easy that someone in the back of the car wants to talk to him. The police pick up Easy again. Coretta tells Easy that Daphne Monet is her friend, and he asks Coretta questions about the white woman. Easy tells him that he has no gun, and Mouse says that's reason enough to shoot him.
He is said to have gone crazy because of his experiences in the war. Her strange story of going to the zoo with her father provides clues to Daphne's secret. Even though he is less violent than his partner, he seems to have it out for Easy. He is guided to say that by the voice in his head. The included 14 tracks, three of them written by Bernstein theme, etc. Maxim Baxter Vice president of Lion Investments.
Feeling squeezed financially and afraid to forfeit his humble home, Easy agrees to work for an unsavory white man named DeWitt Albright. She makes Easy promise to bury Frank and to take care of the Mexican boy. Easy tells them that he has news for Mr. These prove that Albright knows what it is like to kill a man face to face. She convinces him to drive her to a friend's house. Daphne greets him at the door in a bath towel and gets him to take her rent money to the motel's landlady. Easy begins his search for the woman at John's place, a former speakeasy that is popular among blacks who migrated from the South.
Easy warns Mouse that Frank Green is dangerous with a knife. Chapters 30-31 Summary Dewitt's dead body is found slumped over his steering wheel near Santa Barbara. Chapters 26-27 Summary After bathing Easy, Daphne urinates in front of him and then makes love to him. Afraid of Frank, Fornay refused. At the Sunrise Motel, Easy convinces the Mexican Indian woman at the front desk to tell him Daphne's room number, but she tells him that entering a lady's room is against motel policy. Easy picks her up from her room at a motel and takes her to his friend Primo, who has a hotel with a private cottage in the back.
He recognizes the name Carter, who Daphne had spoken to him about, on a company plaque. Easy seems to start enjoying the hunt for Frank. Easy begins looking for information about Frank Green, a hijacker who deals in stolen liquor. He worries that the police will try to frame him for McGee's murder. Teran ignores Easy's questions about why the cops had picked him up.
Leaving his thoughts of the past, Easy notes that the letter carries a postmark from two weeks earlier. Later, Easy goes home with his former coworker Dupree and Dupree's date, Coretta. I'm sanding his butt groove out of his favorite stool. It might be the 12. Daddy Reese Mouse's stepfather, whom he shot in the town of Pariah in order to get money he considered rightfully his. He survived Auschwitz by hiding in a hole in the wall of Abe's cell. Odell Easy's quiet, cautious, religious middle-aged friend.
Easy is at first reluctant, but Albright reminds Easy that he has a mortgage to pay. DeWitt left without paying for his drinks. He tells Easy that he knows where Dupree is staying, but Easy wants to stop somewhere before paying Dupree a visit. Easy then goes to Vernie's, a whorehouse. He later blamed himself for killing Tree Rat, because he gave him rich food that Tree Rat's digestive system could not handle. Fornay tells Easy that the secret McGee wanted to pass to Daphne involved some knowledge he had that could be used against her. Easy gets home and checks his mail.