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The Age of Miracles - Chapters 14, 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 14, 15 and 16 Summary

In Chapter 14, the days have reached 40 hours long. While the sun is out, the street becomes too hot to walk on barefoot. During the nights, frost comes, killing grapes and avocadoes. About six weeks after the slowing began, the hour counts for each day begin to drop off the newscasts. Those who follow real time continue along their chosen paths but they are considered freaks by those who follow clock time. Sylvia, and Tom and Carlotta are left out of the neighborhood block party. Their trees are toilet papered. When the people learn the Kaplan family has been keeping real time for the sake of their Sabbath, this family is also shunned. Julia watches Sylvia through her telescope as she goes about her days. She believes Sylvia looks even sadder and lonelier than Julia is.

Julia and her father drive to the beach to look...

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