The Shipping News - Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 17 Summary

Quoyle wrote up the story about the Hitler ship. He entitled it "Killer Yacht at Killick-Claw." He felt that he had actually written it well and turned it in to Tert Card. Tert was upset that Quoyle turned in a profile of a boat that Jack had not requested and he'd failed to write a story about an ATV accident. Boy, was Quoyle going to get it, he hoped. Quoyle was worried that he'd done the wrong thing.

The next day, Jack came into the office and asked to speak with Quoyle. Tert Card reminded him that he was going to get ripped to shreds by the boss. Opposite of what he had expected, Jack liked the ship profile and told Quoyle from now on he would be writing a regular column. Luckily, Tert Card heard the whole conversation over the cubicle wall...

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