Cruddy Book Summary and Study Guide

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Roberta Rohbeson has a cruddy life. Her mother is abusive,but that is nothing compared to what her father is like. This is the incredible, funny, icky, poignant story of a trip she took with her father.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Father (or standin)    -   Mother (or standin)    -   Sister Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   sympathetic "criminals" on the run    -   bad criminals on the run    -   life in drug culture Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Drinking/Drugs problems?    -   alcohol Brain/Body disability?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   a kid


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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