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A Piece of the World: A Novel - Pages 235 – 296 Summary & Analysis

Christina Baker Kline
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The narrative transitions to 1946. Christina and Al are the only occupants of the house and farm, and they are depicted going about their daily routines. Sam’s son, John, who has fought in World War Two, comes to Cushing to visit Christina and Al. Christina is depicted as comfortable in her life; she even has some friends who visit her regularly. The narrative then transitions to the mid-1920s. Christina’s mother and father are both suffering from failing health in their advanced age. Christina becomes very busy with taking care of her parents in addition to her usual household responsibilities. She is unable to get out of the house much, so she adopts some cats to keep her company. Al begins spending more time out of the house, supposedly spending time with friends around town. Christina asks him to stay home more often...

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