Night Over the Solomons Book Summary and Study Guide

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Night Over the Solomons is a collection of short stories by Louis L'Amour. L'Amour usually deals with the American 'Wild West' but in this series, he gives the reader a glimpse of more modern cowboys, as it were. This collection focuses on the independent, brave, strong young heroes who fought for democracy during World War II. L'Amour draws from real-life characters to build fictional heroes who are willing to face danger wherever they are needed - from the South Seas to South America. Through these amazing characters, the reader can begin to glimpse the sacrifice and service that the real American heroes laid on the line.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Navy Specific to    -   WW II Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   snakes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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