Unnamed Town Boy 1

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In Sanctuary only one of the three town boys - young men from Oxford instead of the university - who spend time with Gowan is named. This entry represents the one whom the narrative refers to as "the first," because he speaks first. He wants to know who "that son bitch" driving Temple away from the dance is (30). We hear the class resentments in that voice he tells his friend Doc things like "you're not good enough to go to a college dance" (30). But after Gowan offers the three a ride, he is willing to lead him to Luke's and then to the Shack, to buy and then drink whiskey.

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