Study Guide

Ordinary People Chapter 18

By Judith Guest

Chapter 18

  • It's exam week.
  • Conrad feels like he did okay on his tests.
  • After school, Conrad offers to drive Jeannine home in his brand new car.
  • Jeannine thanks Conrad for the ride.
  • At home, Conrad's mom has her bridge club over.
  • Carole Lazenby gives Conrad a piece of chocolate cake, and he dashes to his room.
  • Conrad calls Karen, but her mother hangs up on him. Pleasant.
  • So Conrad finally makes a big move: he calls Jeannine and asks her out.
  • Jeannine accepts. Conrad better stock up on Binaca.