The Plum Tree - Chapters 17 – 24 Summary & Analysis

Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Chapter 17 – Isaac worries that he is putting Christine and her entire family in danger, and wants to leave. Christine won’t hear of it. She moves him into the attic in the middle of the night, instead. Isaac reveals the Germans are murdering tens of thousands of people besides Jews, including Gypsies, cripples, the mentally imbalanced, and the elderly. The Germans are using giant ovens to do it. The camps are full of disease and cruelty. Isaac tells Christine that thoughts of her kept him going. Christine tells him the same is true for her.

Chapter 18 – Christine wakes up early to bring Isaac some food. She lies to her mother about the number of eggs laid by the hens overnight to cover for giving two of them to Isaac. Rose and her other three children will be joining Christine’s grandmother in transplanting flowers...

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