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Our Lady of the Forest Book Review Summary

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16 year old nonreligious runaway Ann Holmes lives in a rural logging town in Washington state, living in poverty from her job as a mushroom picker. Small and sickly, she suffers constantly from asthma made worse by the cold, wet conditions she lives in. One day while foraging for mushrooms, she sees a ghost of the Virgin Mary.

The small Catholic town goes wild. Carolyn Greer, Ann's friend and fellow mushroom picker, is not a believer but becomes Ann's biggest ally in the name of personal gain--she hopes to leave Washington and retire in Mexico--while Father Collins, the town's new priest, struggles with his own crises of faith. The story follows a handful of primary characters, each with his or her own personal agendas, but all with one intersecting goal: to reveal the secret of Ann's mysterious visions.
This report prepared by Ashley Armstrong








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   religious issues Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW Forest?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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