|Plot Summary of Gone Fishin'|
“Gone Fishin” takes Easy Rawlins back to 1939 in Houston. His friend Mouse persuades him to drive to Pariah, Texas to get some money from his estranged stepfather for his impending marriage. En route they pick up a young man and his teenage girlfriend who are running from the law and Mouse offers to help them hide with a woman he knows in Pariah.
After Easy gets sick, Mouse tricks the young man into helping him coerce his stepfather into giving him the money. They imprison him in a basket, but he escapes, kills the young man and almost kills Mouse as well, but is prevented by Easy's sudden arrival. Easy knocks him over with a body block, and the next thing he knows the man is dead.
Mouse and Easy return to Houston, Mouse gets married.
This synopsis report prepared by Jack Goodstein
|Chapter Analysis of Gone Fishin'|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- search for gems/treasure/money
General Crime (including known murderer)
- a teen
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of sex
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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