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The Age of Miracles Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary

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Chapters 9 and 10 Summary

In Chapter 9, two weeks after the initial announcement, broadcasters break into the World Series to announce that it has been decided United States residents should return to "clock time." Julia is in disbelief as the clock shows it is 11 a.m., but outside it appears to be late afternoon. She doesn't think the change to clock time is possible. Julia's mother also voices the opinion that it will not work. Julia's father is silent. Julia does not understand at first the full implications of this plan. Night will no longer be the period of darkness while day is the period of light. Also, there will be some in the U.S. who will not go along with the government's plan.

In Chapter 10, with days now 32 hours long, schools, governmental offices, corporations and television stations all switch to clock time. Those who chose to stay with...

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