Showdown at Yellow Butte Book Summary and Study Guide

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Tom Kendrick had been hired to run a bunch of squatters off of land that Alton Burwick was fixing to buy from the government. But things are not as they seem. The squatters turn out to be hard working family men and Burwick is starting to surround himself with cutthroat gunmen and thieves. Kendrick decides he must do something to see justice done and to help the beautiful Connie Duane out of a mess in the process. This will prove harder than it seems as Kendrick must get the squatters to trust him while staying one step ahead of Burwick and his ruthless sharp shooters.
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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 Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West

Writing Style

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

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