Switchback Book Summary and Study Guide

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Elizabeth and her grandmother Dorothea go to a theater to view a silent movie which Dorothea starred in long ago. During the movie, Dorothea screams, "That's not me in that picture!". Elizabeth, wondering about the movie mystery, finds a means to go into the past, to the time Dorothea starred in silent films, and attempts to discover the riddle of her grandmother's life.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   dimension travel--general Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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


Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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