Songs of the Humpback Whale - Chapters 47-48 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 47-48 Summary

At the John Hopkins medical museum, Jane and Rebecca gape at a series of pickled fetuses and discuss Rebecca's childhood. Jane reveals that for the first six months after Rebecca was born her father took care of her because Jane had to finish her student teaching commitment. There, amid displays of fetuses and mammal hearts, Rebecca hugs Jane and tells her that she loves her.

After a non-stop three-day drive from Iowa to the 24-hour Blue Diner in Boston, Massachusetts, Oliver sings along with the piped music. Hugo, the cook, comments that Oliver has a nice voice. Oliver says he is known for his songs. He faces the probability that he is responsible for driving Jane away from their marriage. He remains in the diner through a full cycle of shift changes to talk to the waitress Mica who listens to...

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