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Caleb's Crossing Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section 12 - Part 3, Anno 1715, Actatis Suae 70, Great Harbor Summary

Geraldine Brooks
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Section 12 - Part 3, Anno 1715, Actatis Suae 70, Great Harbor Summary

Chapter 5 - Bethia narrates her happiness at returning home to the island with Joel and her family, her sadness that Caleb had remained behind, the happiness of Joel and Anne's wedding. She then describes how arrangements were made for Joel to return to Cambridge before the rest of them, as it was likely he was to be valedictorian and would need time to prepare. Her narration comments that "later, when [she] tried to peer through [her] grief for any hint of a thing awry" she thought that maybe his boat sat low in the water ...

Chapter 6 - Narration reveals that heavy seas swamped Joel's boat onto a nearby smaller island, where it was overrun by natives bitter and angry at what they believe whites had done to their tribe. Joel, it is reported...

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