Coast Walk Book Summary and Study Guide

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Katherine Churchill is walking her dog along the cliffs in La Jolla, California when her dog starts barking at a bird on the cliff's edge causing Katherine to fall into the cliff below. Frank Taylor is in the water before and notices her fall into the water. Quickly he makes her way through the water to help the beautiful African-American woman anyway he can. Katherine is caught off guard by the attractive older white man that comes to her rescue, but she is instantly drawn to his phyiscal presence and charming personality.
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The two start a relationship slowly learning more and more about each other as they go. Katherine falls head over heels in love with Frank. It doesn't matter he's so much older than her and that her father disapproves of the pairing. Katherine is a head strong indepedent woman that does what she wants and she wants Frank in her life now and forever.

Frank is drawn to Katherine's intelligence and beauty. He has never met anyone like he before. He wants to get to know her better but not for the same reason as Katherine does.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Forbidden/mismatched love?    -   Yes How mismatched?    -   interracial loving! If one lover chases another...    -   they alternate

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age/status:    -   60's-90's Sex makes him    -   confident    -   obedient    -   blissful    -   mature    -   a better lover

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   wealthy Effect of sexing    -   confident    -   a better lover    -   less bitchy/arrogant    -   blissful    -   mature If she's not white she must be...    -   black


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   60% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   3-4 sex acts

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