Chapters 77-78 Summary

Sarah has never left Julia, and she has changed her forever. Julia carries the other woman’s suffering and her story with her, and she feels as if she knows her: as a child, as a young girl, as a forty-year-old housewife and as a mother in Connecticut who intentionally crashed her car into a tree. Julia knows what Sarah looks like and knows she would recognize her if she met her on the street. She knows her.

Zoë, Julia’s smart daughter, catches her mother “Googling” William Rainsferd. Julia lost track of time one afternoon, and Zoë discovers what she was doing and scolds her mother. Embarrassed, Julia admits she has looked him up regularly over the past year, and when Zoë asks where he is, she tells her he...

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