A Year by the Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman - Chapter 15, Wild and Salty Summary & Analysis

Joan Anderson
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Chapter 15, Wild and Salty Summary

In August, Joan was still trying to decide what she wanted to do about her marriage, and whether or not to let her husband move back in with her after he retired. She decided to spend twenty-four hours alone on the the tiny island covered with seals, as a sort of spiritual quest. Once Joan was dropped off on the seal island, she felt anxious, knowing that she was utterly alone and on her own, should any emergency arise. After Joan set up her camp, she felt more relaxed, having a safe base to go back to, and she set off exploring the island, gathering driftwood for firewood. Joan saw a group of seals, and thought about how the seals had set her onto a different life path by their influence. Joan ate her dinner by the fire while watching the...

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