The Shore - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Sara Taylor
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Chapter 6 shifts to a close third person point of view focused on Becky, Pierce Lumsden’s girlfriend. In 1991, Becky and Pierce visited a house that the Lumsden family owned on Porter Mountain in the Blue Ridge Mountains. They went there to hide out from the law after Donnie Hammond, Pierce’s drug dealer (and the ex-boyfriend of Izzy from the previous chapter), was arrested. Pierce and Becky herself were also involved in drug dealing.

Pierce’s cousin Dave arrived about a day later to perform maintenance repairs on the house, with which Pierce had agreed to help him. While the men repaired a fence outside, Becky cleaned the house’s upper rooms. As Becky watched Pierce and Dave working together, she recalled Pierce confiding in her about his sexual experimentation as a child with a male cousin of his.

Becky began organizing the attic...

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