Ship Fever - The Littoral Zone Summary & Analysis

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The Littoral Zone Summary

Several scientists accept a temporary job to travel to a distant tropical location and teach summer biology courses to motivated students. Two such scientists, Jonathan and Ruby, meet each other for the first time at the summer retreat. Jonathan has been married for about twelve years, and Ruby has been married for about six years. They have little interaction until the twelfth day of the twenty-one-day course. On that day, they meet during coursework and immediately share a common attraction. The spend nearly all of their free time together, often sitting, talking, and drinking wine in a common area of the center at which they are teaching. Although they are both married, on the eighteenth day of the science retreat, they engage in a joint extra-marital affair which continues until the end of the teaching course. With the rest...

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