The Shipping News - Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5 Summary

After disembarking from the ferry Quoyle drove their station wagon toward their new home. The aunt continued to tell them about their family home and was buoyed by the fact that The Point, where the house was, was still on the map. Once they got closer they found the road that went out to Quoyle's Point. It was an extremely rough road and Quoyle questioned whether their station wagon could survive this last leg of their journey. He could now see the headline "Car Disintegrates on Remote Goatpath."

During the drive they encountered a moose and thick fog. Not long after, the aunt shouted that she saw the house. They were astonished that the home that had been vacant for forty-four years could still be standing. When they got to the house Quoyle used a crow bar to pry open the front door...

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