Iron Spur Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jacob Tackman returns home to the large Iron Spur ranch from college to find nothing has changed. Willie, the redheaded and fiery daughter of the foreman still puts him down as a weakling. His father orders him to accompany her on a mission where he must prove himself or lose his inheritance, the large ranch, to Willie. Killers, rapists, and thieves present insurmountable odds against his success.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1600-1899 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Western    -   Yes Story primarily about    -   fighting outlaws

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing on trails Prairie?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids    -   sinister, like an X-Files Gomer Pyle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   rape (yeech!) Unusual forms of death    -   hanging    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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