The Overdue Life of Amy Byler - Chapters 1 - 4 Summary & Analysis

Kelly Harms
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Summary

A diary entry by Cori directed to Amy precedes Chapter 1, and explains that Amy was right about the fact that their father is not a bad person. Cori reveals she is in the hospital due to her own decisions, and that she regrets her actions leading her there. The letter concludes by advising her mother to make a choice that would make her happy.

Chapter 1 begins with the narrator, Amy, describing her small-town life in Pennsylvania, and the various characters she sees on a daily basis including her best friend Lena and her children. One day she encounters her estranged husband John after a three-year absence, and John professes that he wants to repair the damage he has done. Later, Amy discusses the idea of John spending a week with their kids, fifteen-year-old Cori and twelve-year old Joe, at the start of the...

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