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Michael Crummey
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YOU GET OUT... OR YOU’LL BE SOME SORRY.
-- Anonymous/Duke Fewer (Book I: Ch. 1 paragraph 100)

Importance: This is the last of the threatening notes Sweetland receives, urging him to either leave Chance Cove or accept the resettlement agreement that has been offered by the Canadian government. He keeps the note among all the others, not knowing which Chance Cove resident sent them. He discovers during his winter of solitude on the island that in fact the sender of the notes was Duke Fewer, his lifelong friend. Duke is the only Chance Cove resident who never offers advice regarding Sweetland's effort to remain on the island. Sweetland finds the notes unnerving, since he has known everyone in Chance Cove his whole life. He is very clear, however, that the threat of not getting the government payout has brought a great deal of tension to the community, and is painfully aware that he is standing in the way. He...

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