After the Rain - Chapter 42 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 42 Summary

Uncle Lenny calls from London. After he talks to Shirley, he speaks to Rachel. He tells Rachel he's seen the photographs her mother sent, and he thinks she looks exactly like his mother. Rachel can't believe it. Like Grandma Eva? No one has ever told her this. Not her mother or father, and certainly not Grandpa Izzy.

Uncle Lenny invites Rachel to come to England some day to meet her cousins. He says families should stick together. Then he says he always thought he had plenty of time. . . and his voice trails off. He asks to speak to Phil and Jeremy next.

The next morning Jeremy recalls how difficult Grandpa Izzy could be, and how he just said whatever was on his mind. Shirley tries to shush him, but Phil tells a funny story about Grandpa Izzy's pulling his tooth when he was 6. They each take turns...

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