Back When We Were Grownups - Part 6, Chapters 10 and 11 Summary & Analysis

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Part 6, Chapters 10 and 11 Summary

In Chapter 10, in the aftermath of her breakup with Will, Rebecca becomes listless and distracted, short with potential customers, careless in the kitchen, and testy with Zeb. At the same time, she tries to continue with her studies of Robert E. Lee, claiming an old book on Lee she had ordered from the library but reading it only passingly when she discovers the cover falling apart in her hands. She also finds herself remembering her time with Joe, regretting all the things he never got to experience and reflecting how he would have been "a fine old man." Shortly before Thanksgiving, NoNo reminds her that she (Rebecca) usually hosts a Thanksgiving dinner, and Rebecca goes through the motions of inviting everyone and doing all the cooking. Before the dinner actually starts, and as the family is arriving, Rebecca deals with the complaints of...

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