The Shipping News - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 16 Summary

The best part of Quoyle's day was when he went to Beety and Dennis's house to pick up his daughters. He loved the fulfillment of fatherhood and loved the smell of baking bread in their home. He lingered, sitting down at the kitchen table and talking to Dennis, Beety, and Bunny. They talked about Dennis's father Jack and the death of Dennis's brother.

While they were chatting, Skipper Alfred came by to see Bunny. He was an older man and told a story he remembered of the Quoyles of old. One story consisted of the Quoyles nailing a man to a tree by his ears and cutting off his nose. He also said there was one Quoyle named Nolan left in town. For Bunny the Skipper had brought a carpentry square so she could make straight cuts and lines. He had heard about...

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