Land of Love and Drowning - Section 6: The BOMB - Chapters 86 - 95 Summary & Analysis

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Section 6, titled The BOMB, begins with a song lyric from the song LaBega Carousel: "I rather walk and drink rum whole night, Before me go ride on LaBega Carousel. You no hear what LaBega say? 'The people no worth more than fifteen cent a day.'"

The narrator tells most of Section 6. For months after Hurricane Mary, the islands have no electricity or running water. Eeona arrives to Anette's house about one month after the storm. Youme is in control of the cistern, even though it is the heaviest post-hurricane task. Frank's task is to climb the coconut tree and get water from the coconuts.

Eeona watches Youme and follows her into the bathroom, only to discover that Youme has silver pubic hair just like Eeona. Youme also has a backwards foot that turns in either direction. Eeona asks...

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