The Shipping News - Chapter 25 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 25 Summary

One morning Quoyle was ready to leave for work and saw that the bay was too rough and decided to drive. He stopped at the Bawk's Nest for breakfast and sat down at a table with Billy and Tert Card. They were talking about how they thought oil would save the local economy when the oil started pumping out of a nearby oil field. The fishing industry had not been very healthy in recent years with too many fisherman and not enough fish.

When they all arrived at the office, Quoyle handed in his shipping column to Tert Card. It was about how oil tankers were a more common sight in their harbor than fishing schooners. He also wrote about the harm done to the environment by oil spills. Tert Card did not approve of his views at all and edited the piece...

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