Open Season Book Summary and Study Guide

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On Daisy Minor's thirty-fourth birthday she realizes she has to make a major change in her life. Daisy lives with her mother and Aunt Joella in a small bugalow. Daisy's life has been uneventful and boring. She works at the local library in the small town of Hillsboro, Alabama. However on her birthday she has an epiphany and realizes her life has to change. She realizes she no longer wants to be the boring and plain girl in the background. Daisy wants to become a sexy, fun and irresistable party girl so that she can hopefuly meet a man. Daisy begins going out into the night scene with a whole new makeover. The small town folk are shocked to see the transformation.
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The review of this Book prepared by Amanda Wagner

An middle aged woman changes her lifestyle and dress to find a husband, and finds corruption in city hall. Also a husband much closer than she thought.
The review of this Book prepared by Diane Humphrey

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...    -   hunted by killer/stalker

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   business executive    -   librarian or superKlausner Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex Amount of dialog    -   mostly dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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