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Ordinary People Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 25-26, Ordinary People Summary

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Chapters 25-26, Ordinary People Summary

Chapter 25. In Chapter 25, Cal has just finished an astounding round of golf, and he's visiting with his sister-in-law while Beth and her brother are out. Audrey asks about Conrad and says Beth didn't seem to want to discuss him. Cal realizes that it's getting harder to communicate with Beth. Audrey talks about how Beth loves order and he remembers the conversation he had with Carol Lazenby about Beth's need to be organized and in control. He knows this isn't always true. Shortly after the Coast Guard found the boys' boat with only one person on board, Cal found her in the backyard crying but trying hard not to. It was the only time since he'd known her that he'd seen her cry.

Chapter 26. Conrad is faced with the most difficult night he's had since the suicide attempt. He sees an article...

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