A Handful of Dust - Chapter Five, In Search of a City: Part Four Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Five, In Search of a City: Part Four Summary

Tony and Messinger start the journey down the river alone. Wherever the boat gets caught they get out and wade, guiding the boat until the current picks up again. Aside from the insects and sporadic encounter with alligators, their trip carries on peacefully until Tony falls ill with a fever. The next day Tony feels better and both men are optimistic that the illness passed, but the fever returns that night. The fever continues in this pattern, so Messinger decides that they will continue down river in hopes of finding human life and aid for Tony.

Tony soon starts to hallucinate and Brenda is the first person he sees. When Tony is more coherent, Messinger explains to him that his illness is only going to continue and...

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