The Son - Chapters 38 – 43 Summary & Analysis

Philipp Meyer
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In Chapter Thirty-eight, Jeanne feels stifled by her children. She packs up Susan and takes her to the office where she hands the baby off to the secretaries and falls asleep in her office. When Hank gets back from Canada, Jeanne asks if they can get an additional nanny. Hank tells her she’s being ridiculous. Jeanne feels as if she is being asked to stay at home and kept out of society and away from intelligent people. Because it is her money that has paid for the drilling that has made them rich, Jeanne gets her way. They hire nannies and she returns to work although she feels the women there hate her for doing so.

In Chapter Thirty-nine, Peter reports an accident on the drilling rig. Oil pours from the open spot, a find that Peter knows separates the family even more...

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