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Animal Dreams Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 8 Summary

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Chapter 8 Summary

Codi goes to visit her father, her first visit in many years to the house she grew up in. On the way, she meets Uda, the baby-sitter for the girls when they were small, who sends a pie with her for her father.

Codi's father told her that he had Alzheimer's disease two years ago on a visit to New Mexico. She was attending a research conference and invited him to come there. He asked her not to tell Hallie. His relationship with the girls is that of a remote, aloof caretaker. It is difficult for Codi to reconcile her image of him with a person who is going to lose control over his life.

When Codi arrives at her father's house today, he is in his darkroom. He does not greet her and continues to work, even though they haven't seen each other for two years...

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