The Dutch House - Part Two: Chapters 8 - 11 Summary & Analysis

Ann Patchett
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In Part Two, Chapter 8, Danny recalls taking the train from New York to Philadelphia for Thanksgiving. He wished Maeve had visited him in the city instead, but ever since finishing college, she was reluctant to return. He decided to use the train ride to catch up on chemistry work, as he was falling behind in school. Noticing his poor grades, his professor, Dr. Able, began working more closely with him. After he discovered Danny's lack of parents, he paid even closer care to Danny's academic and personal wellbeing.

On the train, Danny became irritated when a barrage of women demanded he lift their bags into the overhead compartments. When he returned to his seat, he found a girl reading his chemistry textbook. He was impressed by her beauty and investment in the text. For the rest of the ride, they sat...

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