A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story - Chapters Eleven - Thirteen Summary & Analysis

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Chapters Eleven - Thirteen Summary

Chapter Eleven. Southern Sudan, 2008. After the two strangers leave Nya's village, the villagers start to clear the area between the two trees where the first man said they would find water. It is hard work, and dangerous because of the snakes that hide in the brush and grass. Nya wonders how there could possibly be water there and when she asks Dep, he just shakes his head.

Southern Sudan and Ethiopia, 1985. The group buries Jewiir in a shallow hole, and then starts to walk again. Now that he has lost both Marial and Jewiir Salva feels more alone than ever before, but is determined to get to the Itang refugee camp, because that is what Jewiir wanted. Now that Jewiir is no longer protecting him, the group's attitude towards Salva changes and again some people start to...

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