In Country - Part II: Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5: Sam comes home to find Emmett making tacos, and they discuss the new release of the Beatles song and Sam thinks it is like hearing voices from the grave. Her mom, Irene, calls but she is reluctant to call her back. Her mom wants to discuss whether or not she is coming to Lexington to live and to attend University of Kentucky.

Sam learns from Emmett that Sam’s father, Dwayne, picked her name out. Sam is surprised by this. Sam continues to ask Emmett about Vietnam and what he knows about her father. He says he remembers the smell of fish sauce and human shit and the rice paddies, but is not forthcoming with anything else. This irritates Sam.

After dinner Sam looks at the one photograph she has of her father. She studies his face and notes how young and thin he...

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