Re-creations Book Summary and Study Guide

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College student Cornelia Copley is called home just before commencement to care for her sick mother. When she arrives home, she is stunned to learn her family has moved from their comfortable home to a plain, frame house with threadbare furnishings.
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She also learns that her family has scrimped and sacrified to keep her in college. Cornelia bravely assumes the new role of caregiver and homemaker. She struggles with her desire for a brighter, broader world even as she learns to bake bread, to cook, and to clean.
More than her family's physical surroundings need care and repair. A chance meeting with a kind elderly woman ends with Cornelia meeting the woman's son, Arthur. As the story progress, Cornelia and Arthur move not only closer together but find their way to the Christian faith.
The review of this Book prepared by Lee Ann Sontheimer Murphy

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story 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:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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