American Wife - Part 1: 1272 Amity Lane; pages 48–90 Summary & Analysis

Curtis Sittenfeld
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In this section of the novel, Alice thought all through her trip to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula with her mother and father that she should tell them that she knew her grandmother was having an affair with Gladys. Through the three days with her parents, Alice came to believe that they either already knew about Emilie’s relationship or that they had chosen to pretend it was not happening. She had also come to the realization that it was not her story to tell.

Alice happened to see Andrew driving a Ford Thunderbird as she left the grocery store one day during the summer before her senior year of high school. Andrew honked the horn at her and she walked over to talk to him. He asked if she would be at the party at Fred’s house the following weekend...

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