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A Girl Named Disaster Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 11 Summary

Nancy Farmer
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Chapter 11 Summary

Back in her village, Nhamo is like a ghost to the others. They are preparing for her marriage ceremony to the dead man's brother. Nhamo is resigned to this future, bleak as it seems.

Out of nowhere, it seems, she hears Grandmother's voice calling her name. Grandmother has not spoken since the muvuki struck her. Nhamo is surprised, but Grandmother tells her she remembers everything and wants to help Nhamo escape. Grandmother lays out a plan for Nhamo to go to Zimbabwe and find her father's family. She tells Nhamo to find nuns and tell them she is Catholic. Grandmother gives Nhamo a hidden stash of gold nuggets and instructs her how to get the supplies she'll need and how to travel. Nhamo is frightened, but she does as Grandmother tells her. She gets her mother's picture and the pot she keeps it in, stashing it all...

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