Little Bee: A Novel - Chapters 3-4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 3-4 Summary

Chapter 3. Little Bee and the other three girls from the detention center wait for the taxi to come on the street outside. Yvette, a Jamaican woman, is nervous and keeps hoping the taxi will come quickly. When it does arrive, however, the behavior of the women and Little Bee's misunderstanding over a descriptive word causes the man to become angry and drive away. The girls begin to walk when a farmer across the street offers to let the women stay on his farm in an empty laborers' dormitory. At the dormitory, Little Bee learns that Yvette convinced one of the male officials at the detention center to release her without the proper papers. The man also picked three others at random for release so that he would not get caught. This means that Little Bee is in England illegally. During the...

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