Surfacing - Study Guide Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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The group arrives at a motel with a bar. David suggests picking up some beer, and the narrator tells the three of them to go into the bar; she will be back soon.

The narrator continues down the gravel road by herself. She likes both David and Anna, but the reason for their trip is private, and she wishes she had not needed their car to get her here. None of them understands her need to make this trip to try to find her father. The three of them had each disowned their parents long before.

She reaches Paul's house. He does not recognize her at first, but when he does, he tells her there is still no news of her father. He invites her inside for tea. Madame, Paul's wife, does not speak much English, and the narrator does not speak much French, so their conversation...

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