Our Own Country: A Novel - Part III: Chapters 30 – 35 Summary & Analysis

Jodi Daynard
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In Chapter 30, the Boylstons arrive to find their house has been used for a hospital and is covered with blood and gore. There is virtually no furniture remaining. Mrs. Boylston immediately expects her husband to take control, but he is sick and virtually helpless. The family has only two slaves, Cassie and a young man named Juno, and the loan of Robert's slave, Jupiter. Eliza joins them as they make up a bed for Mr. Boylston and begin to clean, though she struggles not to vomit. When they have reached a reasonable stopping point, Cassie sits on the floor and Eliza joins her. Mrs. Boylston is horrified but there is no furniture and she finally sits on the floor and cries. They have no food and almost no money. Later, a man arrives and spends time with Mr. Boylston. When he leaves...

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