The Secret Life of Bees - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Sue Monk Kidd
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Chapter 2 Summary

Avery Gaston, the Sylvan chief of police, drives Rosaleen and Lily to jail, while Franklin Possey, one of the men from the Esso station, waits at the prison for his opportunity to beat an apology out of Rosaleen, as Avery turns a blind eye. Lily, seeing the wound above Rosaleen's eyebrow, is concerned, but the men tell her that it was an unfortunate accident. Knowing this to be a lie, Lily is unwilling to leave Rosaleen when T-Ray comes to collect her. Lily is forced against her will into T-Ray's vehicle, which results in a confrontation between Lily and T-Ray. Lily leaves the sanctity of her hometown and defies her father in the search for the truth, with Rosaleen by her side.

Rosaleen and Lily head for Highway 40, the road to Tiburon, South Carolina, freedom and answers to the legacy Lily's mother left...

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