The “white waitress” at the cocktail lounge in the Holiday Inn of Midland City. Bonnie lost all her money in a failed attempt to open a car wash in nearby Shepherdstown and now works at the Holiday Inn to make ends meet. She is a typical struggling blue-collar worker—she works hard for little pay and often despises her customers, but she smiles for the sake of tips. Bonnie gets into an altercation with Rabo Karabekian after he insults Mary Alice Miller, a local Midland City celebrity and Queen of the Arts Festival. Like several other innocent bystanders, Bonnie MacMahon is assaulted by Dwayne Hoover after he suffers a psychotic break and “runs amok” in Midland City.
Bonnie MacMahon Character Timeline in Breakfast of Champions
The timeline below shows where the character Bonnie MacMahon appears in Breakfast of Champions. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Creator of the Universe here in the dark in the cocktail lounge,” Vonnegut says. As Bonnie MacMahon brings him another drink, she eyes him suspiciously. “Can you see anything in the... (full context)
...lives might be ridiculous.” Rabo, “a man from out-of-town,” has “ridiculed” their lives. “Oh yeah?” Bonnie yells. “Oh, yeah? You don’t think much of Mary Alice Miller?” she asks. “Well, we... (full context)
...a Nigger even spend the night in Shepherdstown.” Incidentally, this is why, according to Vonnegut, Bonnie MacMahon’s carwash went bankrupt. To be successful, a carwash “needs cheap and plentiful labor, which... (full context)