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The Poisonwood Bible Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 3, The Things We Didn't Know (205-222) Summary

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Book 3, The Things We Didn't Know (205-222) Summary

Leah and her father fly back to Kilanga. They bring twenty pounds of dry goods that the Underdowns cannot take with them when they flee. Leah feels dread when they touch down. Leah thinks about how they used to get fifty dollars a month and now they'll be getting nothing.

Soon after, the women of the village figure out that the family has no money and they stop coming to the house to sell meat or fish. All the money they had left was given to Axelroot to fly Leah and Father back to Kilanga. Mama Mwanza is the only woman to feel sorry for them, bringing them oranges. Mother is taking life hard, wandering around the house in her nightgown when she gets out of bed. Ruth May also spends most of her time...

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