Little Earthquakes - April Ayinde Summary & Analysis

Jennifer Weiner
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April Ayinde Summary

Ayinde suffers through a resident doctor who keeps glancing at the door expecting Richard Towne to walk in and an excited bed neighbor who is telling someone on the phone whose wife she's in the room with, "Richard Towne of the Sixers! I don't know if she is or not. Mulatto, maybe? Are we allowed to say that anymore?" The resident tells her she's only one centimeter dilated and she should go back home. Ayinde doesn't want to go home, it's too far and she can't imagine laboring there in front of the cook, maid and driver.

Becky talks her into coming home with her. It's close and Andrew is a doctor. The resident tells her to go with her friends. Friends, she thinks and realizes she hasn't had a close friend since second grade. She'd always been different, half black...

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