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Cabin Fever

By Bower, Bertha Muzzy

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Book Id: WPLBN0000207568
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Reproduction Date: 2005

Title: Cabin Fever  
Author: Bower, Bertha Muzzy
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Bower, B. M. (n.d.). Cabin Fever. Retrieved from http://www.worldebooklibrary.com/


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There is a certain malady of the mind induced by too much of one thing. Just as the body fed too long upon meat becomes a prey to that horrid disease called scurvy, so the mind fed too long upon monotony succumbs to the insidious mental ailment which the West calls cabin fever. True, it parades under different names, according to circumstances and caste. You may be afflicted in a palace and call it ennui, and it may drive you to commit peccadillos and indiscretions of various sorts. You may be attacked in a middle-class apartment house, and call it various names, and it may drive you to cafe life and affinities and alimony. You may have it wherever you are shunted into a backwater of life, and lose the sense of being borne along in the full current of progress. Be sure that it will make you abnormally sensitive to little things; irritable where once you were amiable; glum where once you went whistling about your work and your play. It is the crystallizer of character, the acid test of...

Table of Contents
· CHAPTER ONE. THE FEVER MANIFESTS ITSELF · CHAPTER TWO. TWO MAKE A QUARREL · CHAPTER THREE. TEN DOLLARS AND A JOB FOB BUD · CHAPTER FOUR. HEAD SOUTH AND KEEP GOING · CHAPTER FIVE. BUD CANNOT PERFORM MIRACLES · CHAPTER SIX. BUD TAKES TO THE HILLS · CHAPTER SEVEN. INTO THE DESERT · CHAPTER EIGHT. MANY BARREN MONTHS AND MILES · CHAPTER NINE. THE BITE OF MEMORY · CHAPTER TEN. EMOTIONS ARE TRICKY THINGS · CHAPTER ELEVEN. THE FIRST STAGES · CHAPTER TWELVE. MARIE TAKES A DESPERATE CHANCE · CHAPTER THIRTEEN. CABIN FEVER IN THE WORST FORM · CHAPTER FOURTEEN. CASH GETS A SHOCK · CHAPTER FIFTEEN. AND BUD NEVER GUESSED · CHAPTER SIXTEEN. THE ANTIDOTE · CHAPTER SEVENTEEN. LOVIN CHILD WRIGGLES IN · CHAPTER EIGHTEEN. THEY HAVE THEIR TROUBLES · CHAPTER NINETEEN. BUD FACES FACTS · CHAPTER TWENTY. LOVIN CHILD STRIKES IT RICH · CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE. MARIE'S SIDE OF IT · CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO. THE CURE COMPLETE

 

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