"Shall Not Perish", 101 (Event)

Page Number: 
101
Order within Page: 
6
First 8-10 words of event: 
and one morning Mother stood at the field fence
Page Event Ends: 
102
Era: 
Midcentury (1941-)
Characters Present: 
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 1942 to Thursday, April 30, 1942
Notes: 

The letter (or the narrator's summary of it) is notably Faulknerian: "A ship was. Now it is not. Your son was one of them" (102).

Summary: 

(Boy) Grier mentions the Griers before him as stewards of the land who "had done right by it" after he learns of the telegram announcing his brother's death (102).

Chronological Order: 
28.00
Indeterminate Date Range: 
Keywords: 
Farming, Ancestors, Legacies

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