Now 1958, Tom returns to his old boxing coach and asks for a job. Tom has hired a private detective to find Teresa and Wesley, but the detective hasn't been paid and is sitting on the case. Virginia Calderwood visits Rudy on the job and invites him to the theatre, after which he is "allowed" to take her to supper. Virginia offers to intercede with her father, but Rudy turns her down. Rudy is invited to a gathering tomorrow evening where an old friend of his will be. Upon meeting, Rudy tells Julie to face facts, that they will be married at some time and promises to call her in the morning. Virginia tries to get Rudy to take her back to his hotel room, but he tells the cab driver to go to the Barbizon instead. In the back of the cab, Virginia tries to seduce Rudy and then gets angry that he doesn't comply. She vows to "get" him. Tom is enjoying a flirtation with the wife of coach's new star boxer, and he has someone keeping an eye on them. Tom gets a call from his private detective, ...
Did You Know?
At the opening of this chapter, "1954" is displayed. There is a TV on, covering protests at Sing Sing against the "impending" execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. The Rosenbergs were put to death in June of 1953. See more