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TransAtlantic - 1929: Evensong Summary & Analysis

Colum McCann
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The next chapter is 1929: Evensong, and it opens with Emily on a ship with her daughter, Lottie. Neither usually worries about her appearance, but they help each other dress on their first night on the ship. Emily is in her 50s and is overweight. She walks with a cane. Lottie is 27. She is tall with red hair, and has an inherent air of confidence. When the ship is far enough from land, a bell sounds announcing they are no longer under the prohibition law. The two women are on a 6-month trip. Emily will write stories for a Toronto magazine and Lottie will take photos along the way.

They read a novel together during the voyage. Lottie spends time with other passengers, always lively and always finding something to do. Emily thinks about this trip where the two women are in first class with...

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