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The Unquiet Earth: A Novel Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10: Bridges and Dams 1985-1986 Summary

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Chapter 10: Bridges and Dams 1985-1986 Summary

Hassel, 1985

Toejam begins courting Brenda. They begin to fall in love. Hassel is surprised when Jackie comes back. He tells her she looks more like Dillon all the time. Doyle Ray reforms from his reform school days and becomes a preacher. Toejam and Brenda decide to get married and Doyle Ray is the preacher.

Jackie, 1985

Jackie buys a house in Felco. Driving to work every day, she sees how the area has declined. One day, Tom calls and says he is in town. Tom has been kicked out of Honduras. It's a political thing—the Honduran military had wanted him out. Tom is testy with Jackie. She finally tells him she loves him and won't apologize for it. He reminds her that God had put him on earth for a purpose. They argue and she storms off. A...

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