A Very Long Engagement - Study Guide The White Widow Summary & Analysis

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Upon returning home, Mathilde methodically looks through the package that Esperanza has given her. She recognizes Manech from the group photo, although he is very dirty and looks older and weary. The typed list shows the men's given names, their occupation before the war, the city they were from, and the year of their military class. Next, she reads the copies of the letters that each man wrote or dictated the night they were thrown over the top of the trench.

The first letter is from Kleber Bouquet, or Eskimo, to Louis Teyssier, a friend in Paris. His letter asks Louis that if he sees Vero, Eskimo's lover, to pass along his apology and all of his savings, which he had given to Louis for safekeeping. He finishes his letter by reminiscing about the good times he had with Louis. The second letter...

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