Family Abuses in Tunes for Bears to Dance To
Tunes for Bears to Dance To Chapter 3
This seven-page marked typescript of Chapter 3 of Tunes for Bears to Dance To includes pencilled line edits. The chapter shows Mr. Hairston's deceptively friendly demeanor to his clientele and his dictatorial behavior during the World War II ration. A description of Mr. Hairston's daughter Doris as ghost-like also appears. Henry briefly speaks with Doris and notices a bruise on her cheek. Henry adds Doris to his prayers along with his own family members and Mr. Levine.
Tunes for Bears to Dance To Chapter 10
This two-page marked typescript of Chapter 10 of Tunes for Bears to Dance To includes pencilled line edits. Henry is unloading a delivery truck and sees Doris, Mr. Hairston's daughter. He asks her about her falls and she warns Henry to be careful of her father. She describes the verbal and psychological abuse her mother suffers.
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