The Farming of Bones - Chapters 9-12 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 9-12 Summary

Amabelle remembers the day of her parents' death. She was eight-years-old and she has traveled across the river into the Dominican Republic with her parents to buy her mother a new cooking pot from the finest pot maker around. It is late afternoon and the family is returning home as a great rain begins in the mountains. Her father insists it is still safe to cross the river back into Haiti but her mother hesitates. Amabelle's father tells her he will take her mother across and then come back for her and the pots. As her parents wade into the river it becomes a raging current and Amabelle watches as her parents are separated and then swept away and under the water.

When Sebastien returns to Amabelle's room he is angry. He has determined that it is Senor Pico's car that has killed Joel. Amabelle...

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