Happiness: A Memoir - Chapters 9 - 17 Summary & Analysis

Heather Harpham
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Brian waits for Heather and the two drive back to her apartment. When Brian meets Amelia-Grace, he cries and “watched her and watched her and watched her” (73). He stays for three days and spends most of his time staring at his daughter but “His pleasure in her was matched by an equal or greater fear of inadvertently doing her harm. He wasn’t really comfortable holding her, even sitting down, unless she was strapped against his chest…like a man mistakenly entrusted with a rare, precious object” (73). The two are seeing each other in person for the first time in a long time and Heather wants Brian to be curious about her but he does not. When Brian leaves, Heather feels the distance between them again despite his voicemail saying “The last few days have been the happiest of my life” (76).

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