A Simple Plan Book Summary and Study Guide

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As they are hunting in a snowy forest, two brothers and a good friend stumble upon a downed plane. Inside the plane are the dead pilot and a cache of two million dollars. The trio decides that they should not report the money, letting it "lay low" for a year, then split it among themselves. The plan starts to unravel as mistrust, deception, and betrayal rear their ugly heads and covering up the hidden loot leads to murder. Bodies begin to pile up, as the story becomes a complex tale of realistic terror.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   search for gems/treasure/money

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American

Writing Style

Unusual forms of death    -   frozen Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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