The timeline below shows where the symbol Weight and Fat appears in In the Lake of the Woods. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 10: The Nature of Love
Chapter 17: The Nature of Politics
...announces that he is running for the Minnesota State Senate. He asks Tony Carbo, an overweight, experienced campaign manager, to help him. John assures Tony that he wants to win, “in... (full context)
Chapter 21: The Nature of the Spirit
Chapter 22: Hypothesis
...with him. Kathy suggests that Tony go solo instead. Tony rejects this possibility, since he’s fat and unattractive, a “waddler.” He explains that unattractive people know their place. For the rest... (full context)
Chapter 24: Hypothesis