Emma Who Saved My Life Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is a first-person account of life as a starving artist (actor) in New York in the 1970s.
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Gil moves to New york to realize his dreams of becoming an actor. There he meets Emma, whose enduring friendship sustains him and keeps him afloat as he struggles over many years striving to find the success that will make his life in New York meaningful.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Life of a profession:    -   actor Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   1 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Boob talk! Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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