Fountains of Paradise Book Summary and Study Guide

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An exciting story of future technology that describes construction of a "space elevator" and all the trials and tribulations that go along with it!
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   method of transportation Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   40's-50's


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Which planet?    -   Mars    -   Earth's Moon Earth setting:    -   medium future 22-24th century Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Not Earth, in Solar System?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a significant amount of technical jargon How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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