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The Paris Wife: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 21 through 24 Summary

Paula McLain
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Chapters 21 through 24 Summary

Chapter 21

On Thanksgiving in 1922, the Star sent Ernest to cover the Lusanne peace conference. To avoid an argument, Ernest insisted that Hadley go with him. But she was very ill and planned to join him later. A reporter had offered to send some of Ernest's work to Cosmopolitan. Hadley decided to bring along all of Ernest's manuscripts with her. She boarded the train and stuck her valise with the manuscripts under her seat. She went off to buy snacks before departure and when she returned, the valise was gone. The train officials interviewed her about the theft and promised to try to track the guilty party down but there was little hope that they would retrieve the bag. Through her tears, she told another passenger that what she lost was priceless.

Chapter 22

Ernest met a weeping Hadley the next morning at the train station. Ernest...

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