White Oleander - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Janet Fitch
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Chapter 11 Summary

The mysterious neighbor's name is Olivia Johnstone. She reads elegant magazines and is always getting packages. She has many visitors, always men. Astrid refuses to consider that Marvel may be right about Olivia and lives for the sight of her. Once, she is gone for many days. Astrid imagines her in an elegant place like Paris and offers the UPS man to leave Olivia's package with her.

When Olivia returns, Astrid visits her on the pretext of returning the package. Olivia, seeing through her, invites her in. Her house is very elegant. Miles Davis's 'Seven Steps to Heaven' plays in the background. In the backyard, they have iced tea. Olivia has visited New York and Washington. Astrid asks her about her men and ends up pouring out her story. Olivia comforts her, telling her that things will get better, that beautiful girls have...

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