The Source; a Novel - The Bee Eater & Of Death and Life, pp. 87-171 Summary & Analysis

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The Bee Eater & Of Death and Life, pp. 87-171 Summary

The history of Makor began with an old man, named Ur, and his family. He is chasing bees to find their honey, which he brings back to the cave to feed his family. His wife, not from the cave people, develops the practice of growing wheat and builds a house near the well, according to the customs of her people. Ur's son perfects the planting techniques, which leads to the development of a self-sufficient society. Ur's wife is the first to recognize the significance of this.

Ur feels that they should not have all of their wheat in one place. It is too easy for it to be destroyed. His son suggests they build a dike to protect the wheat fields from being flooded by the rains...

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