The House Next Door - Part Two: The Sheehans, Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

Anne Rivers Siddons
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Part Two: The Sheehans, Chapters 9 and 10 Summary

Although they are uncomfortable with the idea of neighbors moving into the Harralson house so soon after the tragedies there, Walter and Colquitt trek across their yard to visit the Sheehans. Their first impression of Anita is that she has been sick. She appears too thin and overly shy. It is Anita who meets the Kennedys at the door. She quickly calls her husband, Buck, who leaves his wife in the house and pulls the door shut behind him. As they talk about moving and neighbors, Anita gets the idea Buck hopes she will spread the word not to bother Anita for awhile. Buck tells the Kennedys that Anita has just gotten out of the hospital after an eight month stay. As the Kennedys leave, Buck asks a series of question about the...

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