The Nest - Part One: Snowtober Chapters 2-5 Summary & Analysis

Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
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In Chapter 2, the children’s father, Leonard Plumb Sr., had wanted his children to have a small trust that would be given to them when Melody, the youngest, turned 40. The children weren’t even sure when they had begun calling their inheritance “the nest.” Leonard Sr. had made his fortune on synthetic polymers used to help consumer products like diapers and feminine hygiene products thinner and better. The narrator goes on to explain that Leonard Sr. had also invested his money well. He’d had his second cousin, George Plumb, work though his estate just two years before Leonard Sr. died. Before the markets fell in 2008 George had put the money in bonds and the funds grew. Francie, Leonard Sr.’s first wife and the mother of the Plumb children, was the only one who had access to the funds...

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