Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All - Book V, pgs. 647-692 Summary & Analysis

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Book V, pgs. 647-692 Summary

Lucy tells how her children like to eat anything, including Lucy's diamond ring. Lucy tries to make the child, Baby, vomit. When that does not work, she has to wait until the child passes it. Cap is away at a convention at the time. The ring had been Cap's mother's ring and she remembers when he gave it to her. She was fourteen years of age at the time.

Lucy turns the diamond ring incident into an educational experience for the older children. She has them look up diamonds and give reports on what they find. When they look for Baby, they find that she has run away. At the bank, they learn she has withdrawn her money and is going to Hollywood to become a movie star. They look around the area for her. When they don't find her, they...

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