Spartina - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

John Casey (novelist)
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Chapter 4 Summary

Dick checks his pots and gets fifteen dollars for the lobsters. No money to save, just groceries. He knows if he goes out with Parker, his boys can check his traps, even though May is not generally in favor of it, unless conditions are very good. He still thinks it is a good idea to go for the swordfish, but wishes Parker would hire the spotter plane, even though it costs fifty dollars an hour plus a hundred dollars per fish.

Dick checks Parker's boat and sees that it needs to have the wood and stuffing replaced, but the rest of the boat looks seaworthy. On the way home, he stops by Goode's office and finds that he is out in his boat at Sawtooth Island, so Dick takes his skiff out there and tries to look as if he is fishing. He...

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