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Chapter 50, The Words Summary

Léonie stands outside her old room. She wants a cigarette and breakfast, but she has left her lighter in Thérèse's room. Recently Léonie has used this back bedroom as an attic space. It is filled with Maurice's old things, and she has tried to discourage her daughters from spending any time here. Léonie feels cowardly as she thinks about the recent vandalism at the gravesite in the cemetery. She realizes that she must face the racism that is showing itself in her village, and she admits that she has heard the names of the family members and the name of the informer during her dreams. Léonie decides she will give the names during the enquiry that will soon be held. Léonie feels she needs to open the door to...

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