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The Time Traveler's Wife - Book 1, Chapter 2, (A First Time for Everything) Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Chapter 2, (A First Time for Everything) Summary

Sunday, June 16, 1968 Henry = 5

Henry enjoys a fabulous 5th birthday with his mother and father at the Field Museum of Natural History.

Saturday, January 2, 1988 and Sunday, June 16, 1968 Henry = 24 and 5

Henry returns to his apartment from a night of dancing; half drunk and exhausted, he drops to his knees and finds himself vomiting on the floor of the Field Museum of Natural History. He waits for the 5-year-old version of himself to arrive after finding clothing in an upstairs office to dress in. As they explore the museum, he explains to his younger self the concept of time travel before the 5 year old disappears.

Book 1, Chapter 2, (A First Time for Everything) Analysis

Henry is depicted as a normal 5-year-old enjoying his birthday and the day's experiences with his parents show him as a...

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