Tender is the Night Book Two, Chapter Seventeen Summary
Dick runs into Tommy in Munich and Tommy comments that Dick doesn’t look well. Dick doesn’t feel up for conversing with him.
Tommy was with a prince he’d helped escape from Russia. Tommy also informs Dick that he read in the paper that Abe was "beaten to death" in a "speakeasy" (a place where liquor was sold during prohibition) in New York City. Dick is shocked.
He goes back to his hotel and sleeps. When he wakes a parade of veterans are passing by his window, going to honor the graves of their dead.
He feels so sad for Abe’s death and for his lost youth.