Flight Behavior: A Novel - Chapter 8: Circumference of the Earth Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8: Circumference of the Earth Summary

Christmas goes off better than expected when Mako gives Dellarobia his watch for Preston, who thinks it is from Santa Claus; he further believes he has scientifically proven Santa exists by only telling Santa telepathically that he wanted a watch. Dellarobia doesn't have the heart to tell him the truth. Preston is also enthralled by the endangered species calendar Ovid Byron gave him. On New Year's Day, Dellarobia and Dovey curl and straighten each other's hair at Dellarobia's house, and chat as they have throughout their twenty-year friendship, a joined forced that even Cub finds intimidating when he ventures to tell them he's going to help Hester "drench" the ewes (give them a de-worming medicine.) Dellarobia fills Dovey in on the imminent return plans of Ovid and Pete, who plan to drive a van of...

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