Idaho: A Novel - 1995, 2007, & 1995 Summary & Analysis

Emily Ruskovich
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Summary

It is 1995, and William and Beth are sitting together in their home on Mount Loeil. Wade visited them for help after May was murdered two days ago. He arrived at their doorstep and announced what had happened. Now William and Beth are sitting together, privately haunted by their actions with Wade and Jenny. Fifty years earlier, Beth decided that she dud not trust William enough to have children with him. However, seeing William comfort Wade so gently makes her think that she was wrong. She wishes she would have allowed them to have children.

Wade and Ann are enjoying a quiet picnic on a boat in “2008” until Wade asks Ann to have a baby with him (146). Ann fears that Wade is asking through his dementia, and she giggles the question away as something silly. This makes Wade feel embarrassed. Throughout the years, Wade’s dementia...

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