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Jayber Crow: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 14 and 15 Summary

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Chapters 14 and 15 Summary

In chapter fourteen, Cecelia Overhold , Roy's wife, is an enemy to Jayber and Port William, feeling she has come from upper class. She disapproved of Port William, its people, their dialect and habits. In every way, Port William is inferior to California where her sister lives. Cecelia attends church, and uses it against the non-religious Roy as one of his many failures. When Cecelia raises the pressure on Roy, he simply escapes. Roy is a quiet man who failed to measure up in his wife's eyes. She took him to California once; his friends discussed how decidedly uncomfortable he may have been in his Sunday suit. Roy died, and Jayber realizes that Cecelia has always seen him as her enemy, since he owns the shop to where Roy escaped whenever he could.

Uncle Stanley Gibbs, who uses inappropriate language and shares inappropriate thinking, is fired...

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