Beach Music Book Summary and Study Guide

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Beach Music is a wonderful journey of one man's struggle to cope with the sadness of living. After losing his wife, the main character choses to take his daughter and live in a foreign country, vowing never to return to his old life. Due to unforeseen circumstances, he returns home and begins to accept the mistakes of his relatives and friends, after a period of enlightenment. With this new outlook he learns lessons in life, love and forgiving.
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The review of this Book prepared by Gail

This is a story of man's journey to accept his past and learn to move forward into his life. His parents are Holocaust survivors, his wife has dies and he cannot let go of the past. The book carries the reader through his history and his emotion, allowing the reader to become a part of it. Throuh this journey, he struggles to find peace and forgiveness for things that he never had a part of.
The review of this Book prepared by Cindy

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Loss of...    -   wife/girlfriend/squeeze

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)    -   Jewish


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Italy Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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