The Poisonwood Bible - Book 7, The Eyes in the Trees Summary & Analysis

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Book 7, The Eyes in the Trees Summary

The mouth is sky blue and the belly glides on a branch. They are accomplices to the fall, but the child moves untouched now through the forest.

Down a path comes a woman with four girls. At the river, they eat their picnic lunch and then move downstream to play in the cool water. They startle a young okapi. "Every life is different because you passed this way and touched history. Even the child Ruth May touched history. Everyone is complicit" (pg. 538). Being dead is no worse than being alive. It is just different, the view larger.

Another day, the same women leads her children through a market. Now she has white hair and there are only three daughters behind her. None of them limps and they do not stay in a line as they...

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