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A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2, The Call of the Seal, and Chapter 3, Seal Sense Summary

Joan Anderson
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Chapter 2, The Call of the Seal, and Chapter 3, Seal Sense Summary

After spending three weeks alone with no calendar, Joan lost her sense of time, and her only daily outing was to the post office. One morning, Joan ran out of coffee, so she took the opportunity to visit Larry's PX, a local fishermen's hangout. Joan ignored the surprised stares she got from the rough, grizzled fishermen when she entered, and amid dead silence she ordered breakfast. As the men grew more used to her presence, they started talking again, and she listened with interest to their conversations. As she listened, the fishermen talked about the thousands of seals in the harbor. Joan got so excited at the thought of all those seals that she impulsively asked the man sitting next to her if he would take her out there...

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