Up a Road Slowly - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Before the end of the summer, Julie and Chris stumble onto Uncle Haskell's activities involving his golf bag. Following Uncle Haskell into the woods one night, Julie and Chris watch Uncle Haskell retrieve a spade from his bag. He runs back to the house, when Uncle Haskell spots them and shames them into running away. Thinking that Uncle Haskell is probably burying all sorts of dead creatures in the woods, Julie and Chris unearth some of the little graves the next day only to discover empty whiskey bottles.

A few weeks after this grave-digging episode, it is announced that Chris will be going away to boarding school leaving Julie alone in the big house with Aunt Cordelia. Uncle Haskell spends more time with Julia to assuage her loneliness, and Julie revels in Uncle Haskell's quirkiness that is in start contrast to Aunt Cordelia's always-proper behavior. Julie especially delights in Uncle...

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