The Distant Land of My Father - A Promise, pgs. 301 - 316 Summary & Analysis

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A Promise, pgs. 301 - 316 Summary and Analysis

In early August, Genevieve and Anna go for breakfast after mass one Sunday. Neither is very hungry. Anna notices that her mother isn't well. They soon learn that she suffers from leukemia. Anna reads about the disease at the library. She faints at the library and when she regains consciousness, the librarian tells her to relax and that Jack is on his way.

Anna quits her job in October during her sixth month of pregnancy and spends a lot of time with her mother. She watches her mother transform herself again as she becomes more open and talkative. Genevieve talks a lot about Shanghai. She hopes to live long enough to see Anna's baby which is due in February. She asks Anna to promise to forgive Joseph. Anna agrees to do so so she doesn't...

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