Morning, Noon and Night Book Summary and Study Guide

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Harry Stanford is one of the richest men in the world but with an enstranged past and business operations. He has a bitter relationship with his family, not letting any of them come any closer to his business and wealth. On a trip around Corsica, Stanford drowns from his yatch feeding the media with top stories. Now the children come back together from their different professions to inherit the wealth. While at home in Rose Wood awaiting a probation shortly after the funeral, suddenly a complete stranger appears and claims to be Stanford's daughter. She is either genuine or an imposter, a proposed D.N.A test fails as Stanford's body is missing........Unsolved mysteries unfold to the Stanford attornies and it seems Stanford's death was not meerly an accident.
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The review of this Book prepared by Kazinda.Naafi

A wealthy man is swept over the side of his luxury yacht and drowns. His three children who have been estranged from him seek to obtain his fortune only to find out that there is another child they did not know about. The detective in charge has a power problem with his superior who hampers his investigation. One of the children of the deceased comes up with a bogus sibling and almost gets the real child killed befor the detective can solve the problem.
The review of this Book prepared by Colleen Naqshbandi

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 15%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 35%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 10% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999    -   2000+ (Present) What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   50% Special suspect?    -   relative Murder of certain profession?    -   lawmen    -   "All in the family" murder Misc. Murder Plotlets    -   "All in the family" murder    -   Big focus on forensic evidence Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   inheritance struggle Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   California Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   drowning Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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