A River of Seasons Book Summary and Study Guide

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   In Northern Minnesota's Bigfork River Valley, back in the days of the big timber camps, a man by the name of Wil
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Morgan and his wife raise a pair of orphaned kids, bringing them to adulthood. Wil tells of his life on the Bigfork and his time working in the timber camps. He was a hunter and a trapper, and as a long-time resident had many tales to tell.
   The children's family was lost when a Canadian jack named Scooter Sherman, a man with no reverence for life, burned down their cabin in the middle of the night. He kills the parents and a small baby just to get revenge for his losses at a poker game.
   The book tells of the successes and failures of good, hardworking people and the trail to bring a bad man to justice.

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   catching a killer Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   orphan story

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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