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1) kapow = divorce?
2) there goes my baby = Beaver and Sue both disappear into distance?
3) somebody help me pick up the fnckin pieces = somebody lets me know the fncking pieces of their marriage story?

Context:
To say that Beaver's marriage didn't work would be like saying that the launch of the Challenger space shuttle went a little bit wrong. Joe "Beaver" Clarendon and Laurie Sue Kenopensky make it through eight months and then kapow,there goes my baby, somebody help me pick up the fnckin pieces.
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1-- Kapow is onomatopoeia for an explosion, actual or metaphorical.
2-- I presume that it is Laurie Sue who disappears.
3-- Somebody help me recuperate from the traumatic stress of the marriage and/or the separation.
Thank you.

Regarding the 3, the "me" should be Laurie Sue. But why she says "there goes my baby?"
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3-- Somebody help me recuperate from the traumatic stress of the marriage and/or the separation.

I am very confused by the "me." Who's "me" in that context? Laurie Sue?
I'd not allovw the thread sink until my confusion turns into a fair clarity.
Hi,
My guess is that it was Joe who talked about the separation between him and Laurie Sue.
" ... kapow, there goes my baby, somebody help me ..." (my baby = Laurie Sue, me = Joe).
Hope that helps,
Hoa
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As the original poster, only you can help clear it up. Which person is speaking?
To Hoa Thai,
I feel a bit clearer after reading your guess. But it seems quite strange that Beaver talks himself in third person.See more context as following.

To Grammar Geek,
Well, the quote is from the first chapter SSDD of Stephen King's DREAMCATCHER. For the purpose of understanding it well enough, I now type out the broader context as below:

SSDD

It became their motto, and Jonesy couldn't for the life of him remember which of them started saying it first. Payback's a bltch, that was his. Fnck me Freddy and half a dozen even more colorful obsenities originated with Beaver. Henry was the one who taught them to say What goes around comes around, it was the kind of Zen shlt Henry liked, even when they were kids. SSDD, though; what about SSDD? Whose brainstorm had that been?
Didn't mind. What mattered was that they believed the first half of it when they were a quartet and all of it when the were five and then the second half of it when they were a quartet again.
When it was just the four of them again, the days got darker. There were more fnck-me-Freddy days. They knew it, but not why. They knew something was wrong with them-different, at least-but not what. They knew they were caught, but not exactly how. And all this long before the lights in the sky. Before McCarthy and Becky Shue.
SSDD: Sometimes it's just what you say. And sometimes you believe in nothing but the darkness. And then how do you go along?

1988: Even Beaver Gets the Blues
To say that Beaver's marriage didn't work would be like saying that the launch of the Challenger space shuttle went a little bit wrong. Joe "Beaver" Clarendon and Laurie Sue Kenopensky make it through eight months and then kapow,there goes my baby, somebody help me pick up the fnckin pieces.
The Beav is basically a happy guy, any of his hangout buddies would tell you that, but this is his dark time. He doesn't see any of his old friends(the ones he thinks of as his real friends)except for the one week in November he and Laurie Sue had still been hanging on. By a thread, granted, but still hanging on..
Hi,
Evidently, Laurie Sue was with Joe before she left. Thus, my baby and me can only be Joe's words.
Why did the author / narrator use my baby and me? Again, my guess is that he talked for Joe; he became Joe at that moment. That should pull his readers closer to the main character - allow them to feel what / how Joe felt.
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