Lonesome Dove - Part Three: Chapters 78-80 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 135 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Lonesome Dove.
This section contains 1,336 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lonesome Dove Study Guide

Part Three: Chapters 78-80 Summary

Lorena is in the tent when Gus gets back. It's only been three days, but seems like much longer. Dish assures Gus that Lorena is fine and asks if they caught the horse thieves. Gus admits they did, but not before they had murdered Wilbarger and four others. Dish asks if they were hung, and Gus says yes, they'd hung them all—even Jake. That takes Dish by surprise. He didn't like Jake much, but didn't take him to be a killer. Gus opens the tent with a "howdy do miss" and a "give me a hug". Lorena does right away, blushing, and Gus laments the lack of a bathtub, telling her he feels like a groundhog. He tells her as gently as he can about having to hang Jake, but Lorena isn't exactly distraught about...

(read more from the Part Three: Chapters 78-80 Summary)

This section contains 1,336 words
(approx. 4 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Lonesome Dove Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Lonesome Dove from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook