Prodigal Summer Book Summary and Study Guide

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In this novel, Barabara Kingsolver explores the relationships between humans and the world that they inhabit through the use of three interrelated plot lines. One of these involves a naturalist who lives alone on a mountain, and has an affair with a hunter. Another involves a recent widow struggling with her inlaws, and trying to keep her farm going. The third involves an old man's struggles with his eccentric neighbor.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   nature lovers living in wild


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   actual description of hetero sex Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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