Trace - Chapters 11 - 20 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 73 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Trace.
This section contains 3,044 words
(approx. 8 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Trace Study Guide

Chapters 11 - 20 Summary

Chapter 11: In the morgue, one of the young Army interns asks Scarpetta what he should do with the deceased's dentures. Instead of letting Dr. Fielding answer, Scarpetta decides to handle the situation herself, realizing that the interns are there to learn and that Fielding has become too cynical to try to teach them anything. She instructs him to replace the dentures in the woman's mouth, but they are too large to fit. Scarpetta tells him they don't belong to the dead woman. She goes into the cooler and finds an elderly man's body; he wears dentures that are too small for his mouth. Fielding dresses the interns down and instructs them to sanitize both sets of dentures before returning them to their proper owners.

Scarpetta leaves the morgue and heads to Marcus' office, which was once hers. He invites her in...

(read more from the Chapters 11 - 20 Summary)

This section contains 3,044 words
(approx. 8 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Trace Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Trace from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook