Rushmore Book Summary and Study Guide

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Liz escapes from the city and her emotionally cruel husband to a small country town, only to become embroiled in a dangerous smuggling ring and the lives of the quirky locals. Rushmore is at times hilarious, frightening,
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poignant and passionate. With twists and turns in every chapter.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's


Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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