The Shell Seekers - Chapter 9: Richard Summary & Analysis

Rosamunde Pilcher
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Chapter 9: Richard Summary

In the summer of 1943, Penelope feels as though the war will continue forever. She daydreams that Ambrose will send her a post that says he has fallen in love with someone else and is leaving her, but that note never arrives. Nancy is no longer a baby and Doris's boys have grown up. A man named Ernie helps the family as much as possible, coming through in a pinch when they cannot find meat or something else necessary to get by. The women, meanwhile, use anything in their surroundings to sew new clothes.

One day, a local friend General Watson-Grant stops by to see Lawrence and shares a bit of news with them that a group of Americans will be coming to Porthkerris for training. The news is confidential, but soon, the new Americans make their presence known in the small...

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