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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: A Vietnamese Woman's Journey from War to Peace Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters Five and Six Summary

Le Ly Hayslip
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Chapters Five and Six Summary and Analysis

Le Ly's driver finds a young boy and asks for Anh's address to which the boy replies that he lives there. It turns out the child is Anh's son by his new wife. The story reverts to 1966 when Anh and Le Ly are having an affair. Anh has begun to distance himself somewhat from Le Ly and it is soon evident to everyone in the household that she's pregnant. Her mother sends her to an apothecary for a potion to cause a miscarriage but it fails and Le Ly later finds out that the apothecary had given her a useless draught, refusing to be part of the plan to force a miscarriage. Le Ly tries jumping down the stairs in an effort to miscarry but this also fails. One day Lien confronts Le Ly, telling her that she knows...

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