'Ship Fever' interweaves the scientific advances of the nineteenth century with tales of love and passion. The title story describes the horrors of typhus in the newly arrived Irish immigrants to Quebec. The novella describes the experiences of a young doctor working at the quarantine station on Grosse Isle in Canada.
Winner of the National Book Award
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 02 / 2001
- 126 x 195mm