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Johnny Got His Gun Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 2: Chapters 17-20 Summary

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Book 2: Chapters 17-20 Summary

Bonham awakens slowly and painfully, like a drunk, and is still, unconsciously, tapping SOS. As his mind sharpens, he stops and holds still. He senses a new day nurse as soon as she comes in the door, light-footedly. He pictures her young. He cannot remember having a different day nurse. She pulls back the covers without hesitation. He knows she has been warned, but the reality is probably far worse. She does not throw the covers back or run away or drip tears on him as some do, but touches his forehead in a way none has. It must be nauseating for her, but she is obviously not afraid. Bonham ripples his skin to show appreciation and wonders if she is capable of understanding him. He does not know how long she will be around to work with. Certainly, she is his only...

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