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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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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) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Drinking/Drugs problems?    -   alcohol    -   drugs

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman


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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