Sailor Song - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

Alice Levertov is born in Kuinak, the daughter of a native woman and a Russian sailor. Raised Russian Orthodox, Alice is a talented artist. In high school, she gives birth to an albino son, Nicholas. After high school, she gets a scholarship and goes to art school in San Francisco, leaving her son in foster care. Eventually she returns to Kuinak to get her share of property from the tribe. She stays and opens a hotel, the Bear Flag Inn. During her time in Kuinak, she becomes a famously angry drunk. She marries Mike Carmody, a wealthy sailor who stays at her hotel. Her marriage settles down her drinking problem.

Nicholas and Foxcorp have arrived to film a version of a popular children's book, Shoola and the Sea Lion. At the party, Alice gets drunk off champagne and storms into town. After a drunken fight with one...

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