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Islands in the Stream Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part III: At Sea Chapter III - V Summary

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Part III: At Sea Chapter III - V Summary

Thomas sleeps on the beach and dreams of his first wife. The vividness of the dream leaves an empty feeling in him when he wakes, as can be seen in the text: "When he woke he touched the blanket and he did not know, for an instant, that it was a dream. Then he lay on his side and felt the pistol holster between his legs and how it was really and all the hollowness in him were twice as hollow and there was a new one from the dream" (p. 334).

Thomas and crew search for the Germans during the night and Thomas tries to guess what the course they might be taking. One of the crew members picks up fragments of a radio transmission in German. Thomas orders the radio operator to...

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