Rivers West Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jean Talon leaves his native Canada to find work building boats in the quickly expanding United States. He is headed for Pittsburgh but before he hardly steps foot into the country, he finds himself in the center of a twisted plot to conquer parts of the United States! To make matters worse, there is also a beauty involved only she doesn't seem to know that evil surrounds her and she won't believe what Jean tells her! Despite her cold shoulder, Jean follows her and the evil Captain Macklem to St. Louis where Jean is determined to stop Macklem's plot.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   american wild west Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Western    -   Yes Story primarily about    -   fighting outlaws

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   French


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Water?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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