Spartina - Chapter 18 Summary & Analysis

John Casey (novelist)
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Chapter 18 Summary

At high tide Dick takes Parker to shore with almost no moon overhead. They skull through the tricky salt marsh with almost no light. Dick drops Parker off near the parking lot of the restaurant with a basket, and then spits into the water to measure the receding tide. A few minutes later, he hears a motor start. At the same time, Parker returns with the basket, which is still full. A boat without lights begins to chase them as they leave the shore. Dick finds another pond and they pull the skiff out of the water and hide it in the tall spartina, trying to cover their trail. The other boat, still without lights, continues to circle the pond slowly, trying to figure out where the skiff is. Parker tells Dick that there was a car in the parking lot that didn't...

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