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In Country - Part 2: Chapter 27 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapter 27 Summary

Sam drives to see her paternal grandparents. She thinks that she is proud of her mother for being so wild. She also ponders her father. She wants to love him, but she does not know enough about him. It still troubles her that she does not know exactly what Irene felt for him. She thinks that she has wanted Dwayne to be like Tom. However, Tom is a man and Dwayne was killed while still a teenager.

After they eat, Mamaw shows Sam some pictures of Dwayne. Mamaw talks fondly about Irene. She says that Irene would do anything when she was a young woman, including fly a kite in the pasture while wearing high heals. Mamaw laughs as she recalls Dwayne and Irene's courtship. She tells Sam that Dwayne "was so taken with her." Sam asks what Irene thought of Dwayne. Mamaw...

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