A Long Way From Home: A Novel - Part 5, Chapter 12 – Part 5, Chapter 21 Summary & Analysis

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In Part 5, Chapter 12, some of the members of the Aboriginal settlement have acquired a broken-down car and have repaired it. Bachhuber, deciding to leave, says goodbye to some of the Aboriginal people and plans on using uses the car as transportation to leave the settlement. In Chapter 13, it appears that Irene’s marriage has deteriorated even further, to the point where Irene is considering leaving her husband. In Chapter 14, before Bachhuber leaves the settlement, some of the Aboriginals tell him about on of their children, would was mistreated by government welfare services. They try to convince Bachhuber to advocate for their rights so that such abuses cannot reoccur, but Bachhuber feels that there is not much that he can do to help.

In Chapter 15, as Bachhuber continues to live and teach in the settlement, he learns more about the Aboriginals’ history...

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