The Perks of Being a Wallflower
by Stephen Chbosky
The Perks of Being a Wallflower Part 1, Chapter 9 Summary
How It All Goes Down
October 15, 1991
- This letter opens with Charlie telling his reader about his masturbation routine. Um, TMI.
- We also find out that Charlie's dad talked to his sister's boyfriend's parents. Man, all this no-naming makes things complicated.
- Inquiring minds (well, just Charlie's, really) want to know: does the boy have "problems at home" like Michael allegedly did?
- Dad's answer: "Not everyone has a sob story, Charlie, and even if they do, it's no excuse" (1.9.7). Tell that to the contestants on The Bachelor.
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