Comments for Ship Fever
Ship Fever by Andrea Barrett is a collection of eight short stories all based around science or medicine. The title story, "Ship Fever" is the longest of the set, being more of a novella than a short story and it rounds out the book. It was my least favorite.
My favorite of them is "Rare Bird" where two women set out to prove Lineas's theory wrong regarding swallow behavior in the winter. He says they hibernate under the frozen lakes. They believe that they migrate.
The stories included in this volume are: