Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Personal History Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 18 Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 148 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Personal History.
This section contains 2,959 words
(approx. 10 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Personal History Study Guide

Chapter 18 Summary and Analysis

The cruise serves Mother's purpose of diverting Kay's mind from the eternal questions of "why?" and "what is next?" In fact, it addicts Kay to looking around, observing and learning. En route home, Kay stops to see the Bohlens and declares emphatically that she will work and not remarry, quite the opposite of the natural expectation. On September 20, 1962, the board of directors elects Kay president of the Washington Post Company. She does not feel she is "taking over." Indeed, she has no idea what her role will be as she silently learns about the company that she will tend for her children. She relies on the strong men already running various operations and naively believes everything will just continue on. She soon learns that nothing stands still and that the company is a frighteningly immense operation. She has no idea she will come to love...

(read more from the Chapter 18 Summary)

This section contains 2,959 words
(approx. 10 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Personal History Study Guide
Copyrights
Personal History from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook