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The Wanderer Chapter Summary & Analysis - Section III - The Island Summary

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Section III - The Island Summary

Uncle Dock docks The Wanderer in Grand Manan to make further repairs. He seems to know people everywhere, and the crew visits with his friend, Frank, a fellow sailor. Sophie loves the idea of a harbor town, and the way that everyone in the village is somehow related to fishing. The fist day in Grand Manan, Frank takes everyone out on his lobstering boat, which he built from a shell he purchased on auction. Sophie loves that, too, when someone takes something decrepit and creates something grand out of it. On board, however, Sophie feels eerie when she hears about sea fleas - tiny organisms that eat flesh off bone in the sea.

On land, Sophie phones home and answers a million of her parents' questions. She felt fine before speaking to them, but something about their conversation makes...

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