The Sheep Look Up - April Summary & Analysis

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April Summary

The fifth chapter is called "April." Gerry Thorne, an executive at Bamberley's charitable trust that operates his food relief efforts, is enjoying his vacation at a home in the Caribbean, one of the few places where it is sometimes still safe to swim in the ocean. He discusses the situation in Honduras with Moses Greenbriar, a fellow executive, as their wives swim nearby off the beach. They are interrupted by a scream from Moses' wife, Elly, and they see Thorne's wife, Nancy, thrashing around in the water.

Nancy comes ashore. She has what look like burns on her skin and is vomiting. They call an ambulance. Nancy survives, but is hospitalized in serious condition. Thorne later learns from a doctor that his wife was exposed to a nerve gas from World War I that had been dumped in barrels off the coast. The...

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