Operating Instructions - Study Guide Part 3 Summary & Analysis

Anne Lamott
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The entries in this section of the book take place during the month of October. Sam's colic continues to worsen, and Anne is becoming increasingly frustrated. She has tried everything she can imagine, but nothing seems to soothe him. Because she still hasn't fully healed from Sam's delivery, she finds it difficult to hold him for very long periods of time.

Early one morning after Anne has nursed Sam and he has fallen asleep, she decides to try to get a few more hours of sleep as well. Since arriving home from the hospital, they have both been sleeping on a futon in Anne's living room. Just as Anne is falling asleep, she hears Sam whimper. Thinking he is about to wake again, she tries to hush him, but he continues to whimper. In an effort to soothe Sam, she reaches over to rub his back and...

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