The Shipping News Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter 1 | Chapter 2

• Lonely man, Quoyle, decides to return to Newfoundland, the place of his ancestors.

• His friend, Partridge, gets him a job at the local newspaper.

• He is fired from the paper, ends up driving a cab, then is asked back to work at the paper.

• Partridge and his wife announce that they are leaving for California.

Chapter 3 | Chapter 4

• In one year, Quoyle loses his parents to suicide and his unfaithful wife in a car crash.

• Quoyle's aunt, Agnis Hamm, agrees to remain with him and his two small daughters, Bunny and Sunshine.

• Agnis wants them to return to the ancestral home in Newfoundland.

• Partridge is able to get Quoyle a job in a Newfoundland newspaper, so the move is possible.

• The family drives to Newfoundland.

Chapter 5 | Chapter 6

• As they travel, the aunt provides some family history.

• After the long drive through thick fog, they arrive at the...

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