Lucky Us - Part Two, Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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Pennies from Heaven

Eva observes the Torelli household with something akin to hero worship. She equates the fine home with a fine person. She reasons that her original home with her mother had been shabby and that they had been shabby people. Her father had married a fine woman and had lived in a fine home, and Iris's mother was such a saint that she made up for Edgar's shortcomings. So, when she observes the Torellis, especially Mrs. Torelli, she believes that they are the best of all possible people. She continually compares Mrs. Torelli to her own mother, who wasn't there for her. She greatly admires Mrs. Torelli.

Iris moves Reenie into the carriage house with them after Gus is arrested, and then she changes her own last name to Reardon, which was her mother's maiden name. She begins going on...

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