Away - Part 4: May 19, 1926: I Hope We’ll Meet on Canaan’s Shore Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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The combination of sun and endless snow are agony to Lillian’s tired eyes which strain for anything that breaks the monotony of that single color. She follows an exhausted group of ten moose, who pay little attention to her as she plods along behind them. The vast spaces make Lillian acutely aware of her place in the grand scheme of life – she is little more than a gnat.

When she sees the cabin ahead of her, she is so happy that she almost runs the last of the distance, but then realizes that her idea is not sensible. She tells herself to be confident, and boldly walks up to the door and knocks. A young boy with nothing on but a t-shirt opens the door and backs away to let her in revealing...

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