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Angle of Repose Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 5, Chapter 1 Summary

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Book 5, Chapter 1 Summary

Narrator Lyman Ward reveals the reason for writing a book about his grandparents. His mother died when he was two years old and his father was a remote and difficult person. Thus, he grew up as a child of his grandparents, a coddled child of an important family in Grass Valley who, like his brother, was sent to eastern schools to learn gentility and social correctness. Ward recalls a time when he had to write a report on Mexico as a school assignment, and his grandmother told of her time in Mexico, which she greatly preferred to any of the mining camps where they lived. Susan Ward is enchanted and energized by the trip to Michoacan because of its history and culture.

Book 5, Chapter 1 Analysis

In making the move to Mexico, the reader sees that Oliver Ward hopes to give his wife an experience she...

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