Cookie Cutter Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a first book - and quite a good one. It takes place mainly in Detroit, with early points in Alabama. A fairly well to do black funeral director in Alabama takes advantage of a young wihte girl who comes back to him 8 months later - 8 months pregnant. She dies during delivery and he concocts a story about the baby and winds up adopting him. Then, flash forward to a series of racial murders taking place in and around Detroit. Learn who the killer is, and why he's on his mission.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Story partially from villain's perspective Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   election campaign Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   20's-30's


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, dangerous (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of breasts    -   descript. of other female areas    -   descript. of male nudity Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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