Lace Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story ranges from the lives of four teenage girls in Swiss boarding school all the way up through their forties.
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This story dives into the importance of friendship and the intense love between four girls, Judy, Maxine, Kate, and Pagan during the 1940's who all attend a Swiss boarding school together. Graduation quickly approaching and one of them finds out she is pregnant. What will she do? She turns to her friends and the four of them manage to keep the identity of the real mother impossible to find. But then the four of them were approached by a daughter whom they had put up for foster care until they could come back for her, and later told had been killed. Lili is determined to find out which one of these women is her mother, and she will stop at nothing until she reveals the whole truth.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Pregnancy/Child rearing    -   Yes Major part of story:    -   giving up children    -   dealing with unexpected pregnancy    -   unexpected child appears

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Switzerland

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Boob talk!    -   Vagia talk!    -   Weiner talk!    -   rape/molest Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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