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A Girl Named Disaster - Chapter 33 Summary & Analysis

Nancy Farmer
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Chapter 33 Summary

Nhamo is taken to a hospital, although at first she believes she is dreaming. An old man comes and reads to her; she thinks he is her grandfather. Slowly, she is able to stay awake more and begins to understand she is being treated. The female doctor who takes care of her Nhamo imagines is her mother, although she eventually realizes this is not true. A white doctor comes to observe her, but Nhamo screams and leaps out of her bed. She tells the female doctor about her experiences with the white man and the dogs. The doctor tells her about a recent civil war and the racist hatred that still exists.

When she is able to get out of bed, Nhamo moves about and sees herself in a mirror. She is appalled at how skeletal she looks. The nurse tries to comfort her. The nurse allows...

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