The Question and Answer section for Tangerine is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Visiting the Donnelly's is an important experience for Paul because Mr. Donnelly takes the time to talk to him about his coach. Paul was unaware that Betty Bright was a track star, that she made the Olympic Team, or that she was knocked out of the...
The house looks strange because it's empty. He thinks of a zombie because the house is isolated and vulnerable.
She talks about Erik's friends,
Mom has already done her research on Erik's friends. She pumps him for information over dinner every night, and he tells her whatever she wants to know: