Assignment: Bosnia Book Summary and Study Guide

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Matt O'Brien is on a mission to Bosnia to determine what happened to all the tens of thousands of missing political prisoners. His fact-finding assignment turns into a suspense-filled, action-packed adventure when he discovers that knowing too much puts his own life in peril.
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The review of this Book prepared by Roger Lee

This book is a very suspenseful tale about ex-Senator Matt O'Brien, in his quest for discovering what happened to the thousands of missing people in Bosnia. He uses his diplomatic position to form a task team to officially probe the matter. Little does he know what kind of trouble he'll run into, when his own life is at stake.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 25%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 15%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999    -   2000+ (Present) Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage    -   kidnap/rescue Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   generic terrorists Search for technology?    -   state secrets

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   diplomat    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   The 'stans Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment A lot of techno jargon?    -   Yes Kind of jargon?    -   military technology Unusual forms of death    -   boiling Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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