Drowning Ruth - Part 2 Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Christina Schwarz
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Part 2 Chapter 9 Summary

After a year or two of adjustment, Amanda, Carl, and Ruth settle in as a family. Joe visits regularly and takes Ruth out on Fridays, while on Saturdays she and Carl listen to the radio. Amanda refrains from commenting on Ruth's new friendship with Imogene. Since leaving St. Michael's, Amanda often visits the bait shop to check on Imogene, even though this endangers her secret. Mary Louise is protective. During one visit, Amanda realizes that Imogene has scarlet fever and quarantines herself with the family. Amanda and Imogene play together during the recovery as Ruth had never been allowed to play. Amanda also teaches her her numbers. Imogene excels in arithmetic. As the girls get older, Amanda sees that Imogene resembles Mathilda and worries.

Clement and Arthur Owens visit the bait shop. They are thinking of starting a tour boat company...

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