Floating in My Mother's Palm - Chapters 11-15 Summary & Analysis

Ursula Hegi
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Chapters 11-15 Summary

Through the Dance of her Hands: The pastor's sister was a single woman who gave up a career as a social worker to come take care of her brother and his home. Quiet and unobtrusive, Hannelore Beier only seemed to come to life when she read to the children of the church. Otherwise, no one seemed to notice Hannelore, simply taking her presence for granted. One day a new teacher came to town who immediately noticed Hannelore's hands during a dinner at the rectory. In a short time the pastor was forced to fire the new teacher due to his inappropriate relationship with Hannelore. When the teacher left town, Hannelore went with him.

Of Weaker Stock: Anton Immers was a retired butcher who lived in the house above the butcher shop with his son and daughter-in-law. Anton spent all his days...

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