Drowning Ruth Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Christina Schwarz
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Part 1, Chapter 1

• Ruth remembers drowning, but her Aunt Amanda denies it.

• Amanda admits to readers that she has lied to Ruth her whole life for her own good.

• Amanda recalls taking time off from her job as a nurse at the Milwaukee hospital until she regained control of her life.
• Amanda goes to her sister Mathilda's during her time off from work.

• Amanda sets up house with Mathilda and Carl, Mathilda's husband. Carl is recovering from war wounds in Europe.

• Mary Louise Lindgren is introduced.

Part 1, Chapter 2

• Amanda recalls reporting Mathilda missing to Sheriff Kuhtz.

• Amanda keeps a scrapbook of news clippings about Mathilda.

• Carl writes that he is coming home; Amanda prepares a room for him.
• While Carl and Mathilda were courting, Mathilda's mother suffered a stroke; Mathilda's father orders her and Carl to marry; he also sends Amanda to nursing school.

• Amanda plans on how to...

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