A Better Man - Chapters 16 - 19 Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 16, back in Three Pines, Gamache pointed his flashlight on a spot near the bend in the river. Gamache had seen the body when he leaned out over the sandbags but had mistaken it for a clump of branches.

Beauvoir pulled off his coat, intending to retrieve the body but Gamache held him back. Beauvoir cried because Vivienne was pregnant, just like his wife, Annie, was pregnant. Gamache heard a sob that did not come from Beauvoir. He looked up to see Homer coming down the path. Homer ran straight into the river with Gamache and Beauvoir following him. Homer fought to get to his daughter’s body. Gamache was knocked underwater in the process. The water was so cold that he was unable to breathe, giving him a sense of the fear Vivienne had felt when she landed in the river...

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