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Alaska Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10, pgs. 578 - 628 Summary

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Chapter 10, pgs. 578 - 628 Summary

When the salmon season began, Tom found that the new trapping equipment and machines worked better than expected. Venn had some management problems with the Chinese and Filipino workers. The Chinese manager, Ah Ting, disappeared, and they thought he had been killed.

Ah Ting saw the new machine and knew it would mean the end of his job. He wanted to stay in Alaska, so he went to see Bigears. Bigears helped him reach Juneau, where he quickly found work.

Tom Venn would be moving around opening other canneries and 1905 would be his last summer at Pleiades Glacier. When there were mechanical problems with the equipment, he hired Ah Ting to fix the equipment.

Missy Peckham and her companion Matt Murphy moved to Juneau and had dinner with Tom. Back at the cannery, a Canadian government investigation team arrived to study the effects...

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