Living in the City Book Summary and Study Guide

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A woman's husband gives her a dilapidated old house for her birthday. Now she must move away from her small town to face living in the city and also the prospect of a failing marriage. She quickly becomes wrapped up in her eccentric friends' lives. The novel is about friendship and marriage.
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The review of this Book prepared by Mabel Grimes

A woman's life changes when her husband gives her a dilapidated house for her 30th birthday. Now she must move from her small, quiet town to a house she doesn't want to a place she wouldn't even think of visiting. Her odd and intrusive neighbors welcome her immediately. The novel is about marriage, friendships, stereotypes, and discovering what makes a house a home.
The review of this Book prepared by Rita Marie Keller

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () City?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   impregnation/reproduction Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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