The Answers - Part 1, Chapters 1-6 Summary & Analysis

Lacey, Catherine
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Mary Parsons, a young woman working for a travel agency, finds herself saddled with expensive medical bills following a mysterious bout of undiagnosable illnesses. She begins narrating her own story of desperation, confusion, and ultimate willingness to place all of her hopes in a stranger and whatever that stranger might do to her. She speaks in the past tense, her treatments already behind her while recounting the past year as having no life, merely symptoms and inconclusive tests. She awoke constantly with a dry mouth, numb tongue, and full body rashes, breaking ribs in her sleep before she was no longer even able to sleep regularly. She describes the new-age Pneuma Adaptive Kinesthesia, PAKing, sessions wherein Ed, a spiritual healer of some sort, would place stones and crystals on her face, legs, and press or twist her body to relieve her excruciatingly...

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