A Town Like Alice - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

Strachan records that all this happens three years ago. Paget's letters sustain his barren life. The Curtis emergency helps her integrate into local life and she writes of the Gulf Country and its people as her own. They are married in April by a traveling priest in Shire Hall for want of a church, and honeymoon in part on Green Island. Over the next two years, Paget uses a good deal of her capital (£18,000), always seeing one enterprise well on its way before starting another. She names her second son Noel and invites Strachan to be godfather along with Wakeling, who marries Sawyer and builds dams at Midhurst that allow the herd to expand. The owner, Mrs. Spears, widowed and elderly, proposes selling them a half-share in the station for £30,000, with an option on the rest upon her death. The bank will advance...

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