Lucky Us - Part Two, Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

Amy Bloom
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Let's Fly Away

Eva writes that her father's health has declined to the point that he's become a bed-bound invalid. Clara and Eva care for him together. He is seldom coherent; and, when he speaks, it is all in Yiddish. The Torellis send a priest to sit with Edgar. There is a discussion about religion and the fact that Edgar didn't have any. Father Dom, the priest, tries to figure out the state of everyone's soul and is turned away by all of them. Clara tells him that black people who believed in Christ are twice the fools.

Clara and Eva bond over their similar mother abandonment stories. Clara's mother gave her a ham sandwich and five dollars and wished her well. Eva tells her that her mother just left her with a suitcase. The doctor arrives and checks on Edgar. He...

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