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Outlander Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary

Diana Gabaldon
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Part 1, Chapter 1 Summary

It is the year 1945. Claire Randall lived for the past six years as an army nurse while her husband, Frank, served in the war. She appears to be somewhat passive on the outside, with her deep brown, untamed hair and pale skin; but internally she is a woman who wants a family and wants to get to know her husband again after his 6 years away. She was left in the care of her uncle after her parents died when she was 5 years old.

Claire Randall has been married to Frank for nearly 8 years. Frank spent 6 of those years in the military and Claire spent 4 years as a Royal Army Nurse. Claire and Frank live in Mrs. Baird's Highland Bed and Breakfast in Scotland. Claire is thought of as a Sassenach (Englishman or Outlander). Her hair is naturally curly and worn a bit on the wild...

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