Elsewhere - Prologue: In the End and Chapters 1-3 Summary & Analysis

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Prologue: In the End and Chapters 1-3 Summary

This is a novel that describes for readers this author's view of the afterlife. This author believes that people who have died go to a place called Elsewhere and age backwards, returning to Earth to be reborn when they are seven days old.

Lucy misses Lizzie greatly, taking little solace in the parents telling one another that Lizzie must not have felt pain because the car accident was so quick. Lucy does not believe this and has decided to pretend that Lizzie has simply gone off to college and chosen not to visit. Lucy is a dog.

Lizzie wakes in a small cabin on a boat. There is a girl sleeping in the bunk over Lizzie. Lizzie believes she is dreaming. Lizzie's bunkmate, who is several months older than Lizzie at sixteen, shows Lizzie a...

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