The Shipping News - Chapter 31 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 31 Summary

In November Quoyle is writing a story about the boat wreck of a vessel named the Galactic Bizzard that collided with a cliff of a small island while on its way to Montreal. "Sometimes you just lose it," is what the at fault officer said about the accident. Meanwhile at the paper, Tert Card had lost it as well. He was complaining about the foul weather and that it was too early for snow and ice storms. They were all fantasizing about tropical vacations. Of course, Billy said he'd never board a plane.

Billy tells the newsroom staff about a story he's covering where a crazy thief who was taken to the town lock up and in the middle of the night created a ruckus and tore off all his clothes. Nutbeem was reporting on the Canadian Minister of Health being upset about...

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