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Fever, 1793

Fever, 1793


by Laurie Halse Anderson

Grandfather (Captain William Farnsworth Cook) Timeline and Summary

  • Grandfather takes Mattie to the print shop.
  • Grandfather sets off for the countryside with Mattie.
  • Grandfather and Mattie are abandoned by the farmer and his family.
  • Grandfather takes ill in the countryside.
  • Grandfather incessantly flirts with Mrs. Flagg at Bush Hill.
  • Grandfather and Matilda return to the city to find the coffeehouse in shambles.
  • Grandfather is attacked during a break-in at the coffeehouse.
  • Grandfather passes away with Matilda at his side.