Galactically Speaking Book Summary and Study Guide

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Junkyard owner, Leddie Fennhadden witnesses the crash of an alien spacecraft out in the Florida boondocks. She salvages the ship and the rescues the pilot and whom she renames "Nick" because his alien name is too hard to pronounce. When they learn that Nick has been charged with murder by the Galactic Association of Star Systems (GASS), they must avoid the galactic police and embark on an interstellar odyssey to save him from Instant Vaporization. While Nick stands trial, Leddie dons her anti-gravity gumshoes and travels to Regulon 5, the "Vacation Capital of the Galaxy". There she finds the main figure in an interstellar conspiracy and uncovers the key to solving the JFK Assassination.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 40% Tone of book    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   generally friendly contact with alien(s) Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   finding a killer (criminal) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   20's-30's


Earth setting:    -   current (early 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes Not Earth, in Solar System?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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