Operating Instructions - Part 11 Summary & Analysis

Anne Lamott
This Study Guide consists of approximately 48 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Operating Instructions.
This section contains 653 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Operating Instructions Study Guide

Part 11 Summary

It's June, and Anne and Sam are sick with colds for the second time in as many weeks. Pammy comes to visit and bring groceries, and she winds up getting sick as well. Anne feels terrible about this because she knows that Pammy needs all of her strength to endure her chemotherapy. Anne can hardly believe that her friend is going through all of this. The combination of her worry about Pammy, her anxiety about being able to support her family and her daily struggles with her addictions causes Anne to feel like she is barely hanging on.

Anne is reminded of a story one of her friends told her about a time when her toddler son locked himself in a room. The little boy wasn't able to open the door, and he was terrified. Rather than leave him so that she could get help, Anne's friend...

(read more from the Part 11 Summary)

This section contains 653 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Operating Instructions Study Guide
Copyrights
Nonfiction Classics for Students
Operating Instructions from Nonfiction Classics for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.