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House of Sand and Fog Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of House of Sand and Fog

A battle over material goods between people of different cultures disrupts into violence and huge loss. Combatants have complex side issues that complicate the plot and give book great appeal.
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Chapter Analysis of House of Sand and Fog

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   general liberal/left wing activism Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   midlife crisis    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book) Culture clash?    -   visiting a culture in other country Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Drinking/Drugs problems?    -   alcohol    -   drugs

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of hetero sex Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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