Mara: Daughter of the Nile Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mara, a blue-eyed slave girl in ancient Egypt, is sold by her brutal master to a mysterious stranger. This new master unexpectedly offers her freedom and riches, but demands she complete a task that may cost her life. Mara is determined to grasp this chance, and agrees to the bargain. During her activities, she meets suave Sheftu on a river barge. Mara's friendship with him deepens into something more, and her loyalties are divided. Should Mara follow her master and take the freedom and gold he offers, or follow her heart into the arms of Sheftu?
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   ancient Egypt Life of a profession:    -   slave (non-black, generic) Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   slave


Africa    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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