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Dr. Stockmann exposes the hidden shames of the town's health resort when he discovers that the water supply is contaminated.His brother the mayor uses forces of democratic politics hypocritically against the doctor in his appeal to honesty and intergrity. The town's independent news paper, The. Herald together with it's runners cowardly and hypocritically connieve with the mayor to block yhe truth from leaking out to the public. The doctor's own townsfolk cruely turn aginst him, his job and his stay in the town is at stake including any one that supports his move, but he is more than determined to do the right thing for his society.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   environmental issues Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Eastern European


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   1 () Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   very gullible, like Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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