The Optimist's Daughter - Part 3, Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 2 Summary

All Laurel had to do now was face her father's library. It had always been a crowded room but even more so now with the addition of the things that had been in his office downtown. Her eyes moved over the portraits of her Confederate grandfather, the books that had never changed location in all these years, and all the maps and law books. She wondered where all his letters were. She knew that her mother had written him every day when they were apart even for only a day or so. She found texts to old speeches he had given when he had been mayor of the town and noted to herself that this town didn't deserve him any more than Fay did.

She moved to his desk and the drawers had already been relieved of their contents. Surely his...

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