Jack 1939 Book Summary and Study Guide

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The year is 1939 and Germans rapid moving army is rolling over Western Europe. We shift focus to the United States and it's reluctant stance towards Nazi Germany. A young Jack Kennedy is finishing his thesis at the university and is itching to do something. Jack has one huge problem standing in way, he is sick with a rare illness.
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Jack is clever and caring. He will eventually gain health and enlist his services to the US as a spy. His main duties will be spy on where the money laundering of the Germans is going to. His family is deep into the pockets of the German war machine and Jack will be used in some regards as a spy against his own family.
This book contains many historic figures and facts along with escalating action. If your interested in the adventures of the Kennedy family during the second Word War then this is a book you will be unable to put down.
Best part of story, including ending: The book really goes deep into the Kennedy family's monetary operations during the war and show how much they collaborated with the Germans.

Best scene in story: Jacks time during his stay in the Mayo Clinic. This is when he decide on what course he wants to take in life.

Opinion about the main character: All characters are represented in this book as if they actually did live. The book is a fiction, but when reading it one will feel as if the history truly happened.

The review of this Book prepared by Silas Brunk a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 30% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   main char. spying/sabotage Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   nazis! Search for technology?    -   state secrets

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment

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