Eight Hundred Grapes - Part 1: The Grapes: Chapter 1, “Sebastopol, California, Six Months Ago” - Chapter 7, “Mr. McCarthy” Summary & Analysis

Laura Dave
This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Eight Hundred Grapes.
This section contains 1,468 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Eight Hundred Grapes Study Guide

Summary

Georgia Ford, the novel’s protagonist, loves to tell the story about how her parents, Dan and Jenny Ford, met in front of Lincoln Center one wintry day when he jumped into her yellow VW bug instead of his co-worker's yellow VW bug. Her father always called it synchronization–the coordination of events working in unison—which is vastly different from the free-agency passiveness of fate.

In Chapter 1, "Sebastopol, California, Six Months Ago," Georgia is scheduled to be married in a week at her family’s vineyard in Sebastopol, California, but today she is driving the nine hours straight from Los Angeles where she works as an attorney, straight home, all while wearing her wedding dress. When she reaches Sebastopol, she heads to a tavern owned by her brothers, Finn and Bobby...

(read more from the Part 1: The Grapes: Chapter 1, “Sebastopol, California, Six Months Ago” - Chapter 7, “Mr. McCarthy” Summary)

This section contains 1,468 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Eight Hundred Grapes Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Eight Hundred Grapes from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook