Crossing to Safety - Part 1: Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 1 Summary

Larry wakes up in a cabin at Sid and Charity's vacation property in Massachusetts. He seems to have a difficult time pulling out of sleep, commenting on his cataracts and tiredness. It's clear that Larry is aged. Everything around him is as familiar as home can be, though this is his friends' summer home. He thinks about his many years of memories in this spot, how they always seem to come back to Sid and Charity.

It is 1972, but as Larry gets up and walks around the forest feeling the cool morning air, he feels that it could just as easily be 1938. The Lang compound is quiet, not a soul is stirring, so Larry has the place to himself. He walks down a dirt road and listens to the birds as he watches the sun rise.

Larry returns to the cottage...

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