The Shipping News - Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 29 Summary

It occurred to Quoyle that the green house did have one great benefit as he sat in the kitchen of Dennis and Beety. Tert Card walked in and helped himself to the coffee. As he stood before them telling Quoyle about a ship fire offshore he vigorously scratched at his crotch. Then Billy called to ask whether Quoyle had talked to Alvin Yark about building him a new boat. He also told him Yark was Wavey's uncle. Quoyle felt the arms of the small town squeezing him.

After leaving Dennis and Beety's he rushed to the harbor at the harbormasters insistence in order to see the burnt ship being towed into Killick-Claw. However, hours later the ship had not yet arrived. Quoyle left to pick up Wavey. They were growing more comfortable with each other and rode in silence. Then he told her...

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