Salvage the Bones

by Jesmyn Ward

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Salvage the bones Questions Describe the character? I'm kind of lost. What's happening in chapter 1? the dog giving birth? What's the conflict? the dog is having a hard time giving birth? Describe the setting? I don't know their house?

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Luckily for you, there are chapter summaries for this book here on enotes.  Here is chapter 1, where you will usually find this information.


Esch is the main character.  She has three siblings but her mother died in childbird with her fifth child.  They live in New Orleans, where Hurricane Katrina is coming.

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