The Shipping News

by: Annie Proulx

Chapters 1–3 Quick Quiz

1 of 5
What does the narrator describe as Quoyle’s chief failure?

2 of 5
According to Ed Punch, the Mockingbird newspaper editor, what does Quoyle have an uncanny ability to do?

3 of 5
What was the initial basis of Quoyle and Petal Bear’s relationship?

4 of 5
How do Quoyle’s parents die?

5 of 5
How did Bunny and Sunshine end up at a child molester’s house?