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Oedipa Maas receives a letter naming her executor of Pierce Inverarity's estate.Chapter 1
Oedipa goes to San Narciso to research Pierce's assets and engages in an affair with Metzger.Chapter 2
Oedipa and Metzger see The Courier's Tragedy, and Oedipa first hears the word Tristero.Chapter 3
Oedipa follows leads about the Tristero and ends up scrutinizing Pierce's stamp collection.Chapter 4
Oedipa spends a hallucinogenic day and night following the muted post horn through San Francisco.Chapter 5
One by one, Oedipa loses all the important men in her life.Chapter 5
Oedipa attends the auction of Pierce's estate.Chapter 6
|Chapter 1||Arriving at her Southern California home, Oedipa Maas learns she has been chosen as the executor of her ex-boyfriend's w... Read More|
|Chapter 2||Oedipa drives down to San Narciso, a place "less an identifiable city than a grouping of concepts," to look into Pierce'... Read More|
|Chapter 3||The narrator mentions the "Tristero" for the first time, saying Oedipa's "infidelity with Metzger" was the "starting poi... Read More|
|Chapter 4||Oedipa becomes so enmeshed in following her leads that "everything she saw, smelled, dreamed, remembered, would somehow ... Read More|
|Chapter 5||Oedipa leaves Metzger behind and drives north to Berkeley. She stays at a hotel hosting a deaf-mute conference. She has ... Read More|
|Chapter 6||Back at her hotel in San Narciso, Oedipa finds out Metzger has run off to elope with the girlfriend of Paranoids band me... Read More|