Broken River - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Lennon, J. Robert
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Chapter three switches the narrative perspective back to the Observer as it begins moving through the town toward its destination of the Broken River State Prison. He zeroes in on a girl initially described as waifish who moves single-mindedly through Broken River to the prison. As she is crossing town the Observer notes that she is tall and that her lean frame hides a surprising strength.

The Observer waits and watches outside the prison for three hours while the girl is inside. When she leaves it follows her to a nearby payphone booth. She makes a short call on her cell phone and then goes to sit on a guardrail half a block away from the prison for twenty minutes.

A car picks her up, and the Observer remarks that it is driven by a man, which it determined from the hairy arm seen...

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