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A Girl Named Disaster Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 19 Summary

Nancy Farmer
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Chapter 19 Summary

Nhamo decides to leave this island, but the water is too choppy from the wind, so she will have to spend another night. She goes to get some branches to protect her from Long Teats. On the way, she has to cross by the Portuguese hut, and she sees that the door is wide open. Nhamo is in shock and very afraid. She hears her mother's voice telling her to go shut the door, so Nhamo works up her nerve to go into the house. She sees the bones of a long-dead body lying on a bed. She thinks the spirit of the dead person will be nervous about the open door, because then witches can come and take the body. Nhamo promises to get some gardenia branches to ward off the witches. She finds a beautiful huge knife that she can use.

After she cuts down...

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