Guns of the Timberlands Book Summary and Study Guide

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After hard-won years of experience while becoming a man in the western frontier, Clay Bell has decided to put down his roots ranching in order to build a future in Tinkersville. His dream is almost shattered when Jud Devitt comes to town with blind ambition and ruthless determination. Devitt, admired and feared in the east, aims to take Bell's land come hell or high water. As Bell puts up a fight, not only the land is at stake but also the heart of a firey red-head. The last man standing will have it all.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   american wild west Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Western    -   Yes Story primarily about    -   competing ranches/farms

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Desert?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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