Fast Times in Paradise Book Summary and Study Guide

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These are the stories told by a group of travelers and railroad buffs waiting for the first train from the Gold Coast to Brisbane. The main character, Tom Howard, is a retired police sergeant. He recounts some of his adventures on a previous trip to the Gold Coast. He also details his first experiences of life in the adult world of university college, where he meets a more experienced youth and a poet, both of whom struggle successfully to overcome severe physical diabilities.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Australian (mate!) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Australia City?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog

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