And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer - Pages 47 – 60 Summary & Analysis

Fredrik Backman
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Noah asks Grandpa what losing his memory is like. Grandpa explains it is like losing things in a pocket. At first, one loses keys, and then one loses people. He explains it is a struggle to remember, which is why he gets so tired. Grandpa explains that sometimes he does not realize he has forgotten something, but the worst kind of forgetting is when he knows he has forgotten something. Grandpa explains it is like being lost in space, and that every day, the road gets longer and longer to get home to who he is. Grandpa explains that directions and places are the first things to be forgotten. Noah tells Grandpa he will send a balloon to Grandpa in space which will make him laugh because there is no need for a balloon in space. Grandpa says it will be the best present...

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