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White Teeth - Part One, Archie, 1974, 1945, Chapter 2, Teething Trouble, Summary & Analysis

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Part One, Archie, 1974, 1945, Chapter 2, Teething Trouble, Summary

Clara Bowden was born in Jamaica and moved to England when she was sixteen. Clara was an outcast at her school due in large part to the fact that her mother was a Jehovah's Witness and encouraged Clara to convert the children at her school with the religion's literature. As a result, Clara found herself drawn to another outcast, Ryan Topps. Clara saw Ryan as her opportunity to escape her mother's obsession with the Jehovah's Witness and their prediction of the end of the world, which was scheduled for New Year's Day 1975. Clara had seen Ryan at school, but met him when she knocked on his door to offer him Jehovah's Witness literature. Clara and Ryan hit it off and quickly became lovers.

Clara and Ryan would meet in secret as often as...

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