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A Piece of the World: A Novel - Pages 181 – 234 Summary & Analysis

Christina Baker Kline
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Christina feels very depressed in the wake of Walton’s abandonment. No one in town speaks to Christina about it, but she can see that people pity her. Al spends much of his spare time with Christina, and she finds that his companionship helps her begin to emotionally heal a little bit. The narrative then transitions to 1946. A woman from a local church brings Christina a meal as a charitable donation since Christina is middle-aged and does not leave her house much. However, Christina does not know the woman and did not ask for any food, and so she takes offense at the woman’s pity of her. Andy continues to do his painting at Christina’s house, and one day, he arrives in a rather disconcerted disposition. He explains that Betsy wants them to move in to a new house since they have...

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