American Wife - Part III: 402 Maronee Drive; pages 261-316 Summary & Analysis

Curtis Sittenfeld
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In this first section of Part III, Alice waited for Charlie to come home. He was supposed to be home by 6:15 p.m. so they could go to the theater together but had not arrived by the time that Alice had to leave to get there on time. When she discovered he was not at his parents’ house either, she invited Miss Ruby to go with her. Alice was surprised when Ruby accepted her offer. During their time together Alice learned more about Miss Ruby’s granddaughter, Jessica. Jessica was smart, a leader in school and church, and got good grades but lived in the district where she was to go to Stevens for junior high school. Alice knew Stevens was the worst school in the area. Alice arranged for Miss Ruby and her family to come and have...

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