Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All - Study Guide Book V, pgs. 693-718 Summary & Analysis

Allan Gurganus
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Lucy is aging as is the Captain. He stays in the back bedroom wearing nightshirts, many of which date back to the days of slavery. He has his relics from the war around him. Cassie helped Lucy care for Will and told many stories about Africa that were made up with time.

Lucy's kids are grown and gone. Louisa is a nurse in Newport News. Ned teaches the blind. The twins are real estate partners and are doing well. Baby was an actress.

Lucy drives Cap to Virginia to visit the lake where Ned died. They pass the land where The Lilacs once stood. It is now a mall with a Toys R Us. Cap keeps saying, 'They shot Ned" as Lucy drives and looks for the lake where Ned died. Lucy finally finds someone who knows the spot she describes...

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