The Accidental Tourist - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 Summary

Macon is remembering the day when Grandfather Leary's mind first began to wander. Out of the blue, he announced that he needed Macon to get his passport from the safe deposit box because he was sailing for Lassaque on June 12. Of course, there is no such country but the place his grandfather had invented in his mind sounded like a nice place to visit for sure. After that, he would sit for hours and dream up inventions like a motorcycle that would pull a plow and a plant that was a cross between basil and tomatoes, just perfect for spaghetti sauce companies!

So he isn't really surprised when his grandfather comes to him in a dream and tells him that he has lost his center and Sarah is that center. Sarah had been the best of all the Learys and she was gone. How long is Macon...

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