two page typescript outline for Chapter 2.
Grandma attempted to fill the void of her loss by recalling the past of which Alex becomes a part . Her motivation for telling those stories is that Will is gone now . Life, for her, became reliving the past and passing that story along, from the mouth of the older to the ear of the younger .
Alex Haley. “Search Chapter 2 Outline.” Box 1, folder 3. Alex Haley Collection. Special Collections and Archives, Hoffman Family Library, Goodwin College, East Hartford, CT.