Where You Once Belonged: A Novel - Part 2: Chapters 6-7 Summary & Analysis

Kent Haruf
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Part 2: Chapters 6-7 Summary

Practically, the whole town of Holt shows up at the diner that Thursday after Jack brought his bride home. Everyone wanted to see Jessie, to check out the kind of woman Jack would marry. Jessie is nothing like they thought she might be. Jessie is a quiet, unobtrusive woman who seems the complete opposite of what the people of Holt thought Jack might marry. Jessie is the daughter of a salesman and a disabled woman who spent her childhood caring for her mother and two younger siblings. Only twenty, Jessie married Jack for reasons only she will ever know. The town of Holt attempts to reach out to Jessie over the first year of her marriage, but Jessie rebuffs them, content with her own company. Over the next five years, Jessie was only seen on occasion with Jack at the bar or on...

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