Unnamed Memphis Prostitutes 1

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Sanctuary spends a lot of time in Miss Reba's, but the women who work their as prostitutes remain largely offstage. At various times Temple, Fonzo and Virgil hear their laughter or the rustle of their clothes. In Chapter 21 they appear as "a plump blonde woman" (192), a woman "in a kimono" leaving "a trail of scent" (194) and a "blonde woman in a red dress" (198). In Requiem for a Nun Temple refers briefly to these women when she tells the Governor about her experience in the Memphis bordello - whom she calls "the other girls in my own house" - and compares them to the "young women" in her "dormitory at school" (113).