Earth Abides - The Quick Years Summary & Analysis

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The Quick Years Summary

There follows a section called "Quick Years." The section covers twenty-one years offering brief information on each. Em wants to begin numbering from Year One and establish the tradition of remembering the years by name rather than by number. She calls the first year the Year of the Baby because their first son, John, is born. The second child is born in the second year and they name her Mary. There were occasionally visitors though it was a relief when they moved on. The exception is Ezra, a kindly man who Ish and Em both like and miss when he was gone. Year Two becomes the Year of Ezra. Year Three is the Year of the Fires though the area of San Lupo was saved by the bay.

In Year Four, Ezra returns. He has two wives, Molly and...

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