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Our Kind: A Novel in Stories - Study Guide The Hounds, Again Summary & Analysis

Kate Walbert
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The Hounds, Again Summary

They are outside waiting for the foxhunt to appear. Canoe announces she hears the hounds again and recalls the petrifying effect their sound has on the geese. They often see them frozen and confused in the middle of old Route 32. Canoe comments they will rip the throats of children. Barbara comments that only the German ones from the war are dangerous and Louise asks if anyone is listening.

She tells of His plan to escape from the Center with a rope of the floral bedspread. They picture Him climbing down a rose garland holding his suitcase. They remember He's cornered all of them, not just Louise. Now they worry their daughters' maturing into womanhood will be discovered by Him when He's been drinking and their daughters are babysitting. Still now He looks at them not yet the daughters and draws them to Him...

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