Ship Fever and Other Stories - The Littoral Zone Summary & Analysis

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The Littoral Zone Summary

When Jonathan and Ruby had met, Jonathan was teaching botany at a small college near Albany. Ruby was teaching invertebrate zoology at a college in the Berkshires. Along with an ornithologist, an ichthyologist, and an oceanographer, they'd agreed to spend three weeks at a marine biology station on an island off the New Hampshire coast. They'd both had spouses and children.

The days before Jonathan and Ruby became aware of each other blur. They agree that their first real conversation took place on the afternoon that had been devoted to the littoral zone. The tide was out and the students were on the apron between the water and the ledges looking at the tide pools. They remember that they were sitting on a ledge. They were twelve days into the course, and they were tired and overworked. For a...

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