The River - Chapters 23-24 and Epilogue Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 23-24 and Epilogue Summary

In chapter twenty-three, Brian swims for what seems like hours, going around curve after curve and never seeing the raft. Finally, Brian finds the raft stuck against some low hanging willows. Once again, Brian is afraid to check on Derek, afraid he is dead. However, Derek is still alive and breathing.

In chapter twenty-four, overwhelmed from exhaustion, Brian awakes on the raft, a new paddle in his hands. Brian does not remember making the paddle, but is grateful to be moving. Brian hears a dog barking on shore and suddenly spots the roof of a house. Brian paddles close to shore and finds himself rescued by a little boy and two adults.

Epilogue. Brian and Derek are rescued. Derek's coma proves to be minor and he is fully recovered in a few months. Brian suffers infections in...

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