Spartina - Chapter 40 Summary & Analysis

John Casey (novelist)
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Chapter 40 Summary

Dick surveys his house, even though he is not in the mood. At first it seems to be pretty much undamaged, but when he goes around to the windward side he sees that parts of the frame that held his boat have been driven though the house like spikes, and he is not sure it is repairable. Just when he sits and seems to be at his worst, he suddenly sees it differently. The house is insured and will be repaired. His wife and kids are all right as is his friend, Eddie. The boat did not sustain a great deal of damage, which is good, because it is not insured. He feels if he has to pay a price to the storm it might as well be right here where it did the least amount of eventual damage.

Dick checks his wharf...

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