Who is Arlette in the story We Were the Mulvaneys? Character identification.
Arlette is the Ph.D. candidate in biology whom Peter knew, liked and respected who had informed him "a few weeks ago" that he was "icy-cold." Peter's reaction to Arlette's comment ranged from macho pride to worry and anxiety. Arlette was an intelligent young woman who could speak her mind but who was also bashful and...
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Patrick not Peter.