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Harrogate is referred to as the “moonlight melonmounter. His relationships with women all come to bad ends. One prostitute-girlfriend terminates the relationship in a moment of madness, smashing up the inside of their new car. The other woman with whom he becomes involved is killed by a landslide on the river bank. Suttree is also married before the book begins with a woman he apparently met during college.
He left his wife with a son, who dies early on in the book. This occurs after a black friend of Suttree’s is killed in a fight with the police and his other friend Harrogate is arrested in a failed burglary attempt, so Suttree decides to leave town. In the end, he feels his identity is reaffirmed, and he leaves Knoxville, possibly for good. American comedy by an original storyteller. Backcover blurb of 1979 USA first edition. This page was last edited on 8 January 2018, at 17:53. This article is semi-protected until April 20, 2018.
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