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Cabin fever : a suburban father's search for the wild / Tom Montgomery Fate.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780807000960 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0807000965 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780807000984
  • ISBN: 0807000981
  • Description: xv, 207 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2011]

Available copies

  • 2 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 333.72/Montgomery (Text to phone) Available -
Saugus Adult Nonfiction 333.72/Montgomery-Fate (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: Deliberate life : a search for balance -- Picking blackberries : nature and technology -- In plain sight : vision and revision -- Fathers watching sons : windows and mirrors -- Saunter : reason and instinct -- The gay cardinal : love and instinct -- Cabin fever : alone and lonely -- In the time of the cicada : patience and passion -- Mushrooms : love and sex -- Lake glass : childhood and parenthood -- A box of wind : nature and religion -- Trimming trees : self-reliance and self-destruction -- Constructing truth : wood and word -- Falling apart : death and birth -- Coyotes at the mall : predators and prey -- The art of dying : art and activism -- Cougars in the corn : facts and truths -- A familial darkness : desperation and deliberation -- Traveling at night : seers and seekers -- Slow pilgrim : walking and praying.
Summary: "A modern Walden--if Thoreau had had three kids and a minivan--Cabin Fever is a serious yet irreverent take on living in a cabin in the woods while also living within our high-tech, materialist culture"-- Provided by publisher.

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Alternate Title: Suburban father's search for the wild

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