The Unquiet Earth: A Novel - Chapter 3: God's Bones Summary & Analysis

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1945-1946

Rachel, 1945

Even though they take a lot of teasing about their accents and where they hail from, Rachel and Tommie are having a great time as army nurses. Tommie is engaged but she has lots of boyfriends. Rachel has a steady boyfriend in Manila named Fred Sullivan who is from a wealthy family in New Orleans. Tommie thinks Fred is a snob and tells Rachel that she thinks she is sweet on Dillon. Rachel admits she cares for Dillon and misses him. Although the girls have fun, they also work hard, putting in twelve hour shifts. That August, the US drops the big bomb, the war is over, and the girls are heading home. Fred tells Rachel he wants to come to West Virginia and marry her. He gives her the skull of a dead Japanese soldier as a souvenir. Tommie, the...

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