The Mosquito Coast - Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

The structure everyone is building under Father's direction resembles a box several stories tall with a metal lid, called Fat Boy. Most of the residents of Jeronimo, including the Maywits, think Father has run amok and built a silo. When they ask what he's going to store in it, Fox enigmatically replies that it's not what he'll put in it, it's what he'll take out. "He said he was making a monster. 'I'm Doctor Frankenstein!' he howled through his welder's mask." Fox says that all his inventions are inspired by the human body. He insists he doesn't believe in God because he can improve upon His work.

Indians and Spanish-speaking farmers come to gawk at the enormous creation. Several of the Creoles stay on, including Mr. Harkins, Mr. Peaselee and Mrs. Kennywick. When everyone is afraid of the new invention, Fox insists...

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