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Binx, or Binx Bolling, to give him his full name, is the protagonist of the story. He's a stock-broker who lives a dull, ordinary existence in a drab suburb of post-war New Orleans. A troubled...

Latest answer posted July 5, 2019 7:45 am UTC

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Most of the dialogue surrounding Binx Bolling’s search for meaning in life takes place indirectly through conversations with his cousin, Kate Cutrer, whom he eventually marries. Binx Bolling’s...

Latest answer posted September 15, 2015 4:51 am UTC

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Binx Bolling is a mutual funds broker who lives a quiet life in a suburb of New Orleans called Gentilly. He lives in a kind of decayed south, where the vestiges of southern tradition are "the...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2016 1:27 am UTC

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Part II, Chapter 1 begins in February. The last week of Carnival before Mardi Gras; business is very slow. Having originated in European countries which were predominately Catholic and later...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2014 5:04 pm UTC

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