Lucky Us - Part One, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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I May Be Wrong but I Think You’re Wonderful

It is 1942, and Eva is attempting to write her father a letter. She gives up because she can't seem to get past the first sentence. She reasons that he isn't worth wasting the paper on. She and Mrs. Gruber share their afternoons together and listen to the radio news. They listen to President Roosevelt declare war on Japan. They look up Japan in Mrs. Gruber's encyclopedias and worry about the impending war and its implications. Mrs. Gruber is glad, on the one hand, that war has happened because now everyone will stop wearing the 'I Hate Eleanor' buttons that have been so popular, and likewise, the possibility of someone assassinating FDR will also subside.

Eva worries about the Japanese Americans that are living in the United States and how they will be...

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