Unformatted text preview: This section deals with Clyde's flight and capture. The coroner of Cataraqui County receives the "facts" of a double drowning. After Roberta's bruised body is retrieved, the coroner and the district attorney discuss the political advantages of the latter's solving a "murder." As lawmen prepare to track down Clyde after Roberta's letters are discovered in his room, a flashback records Clyde's making his way to the Cranston's lodge and doubting that Roberta's drowning will appear accidental. As Clyde lingers on the beach, the suspenseful chase plot concludes. Fearing exposure before his friends, Clyde confesses to the accident but informs his story with falsehoods. Suspicions early coalesce into the certainty of foul play. The casual chain begins with Roberta's bruised face and her unmailed letter to her mother. People wonder about the "wife's" body — so bruised face and her unmailed letter to her mother....
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
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