The Shipping News - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Summary

The house was now ready for them to move in and on a Friday morning, the aunt set out in her new truck. She was very excited to get there and leave the disgusting motel for good. Once at the house she took a good look around in each room. In one room she found the ashes of her late brother. She took the ashes to the outhouse, dumped them down the hole, lifted up her skirts, sat down and urinated on them.

The next morning, Quoyle and the girls arrived and spent the day working on the house and settling in. Very early the next morning, Quoyle awoke to the sound of hammering. As he was trying to identify the source of the pounding, he got distracted and ended up going to the water's edge where, wedged in the rock, he found...

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