Thank You for Smoking Book Summary and Study Guide

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Christopher Buckley has written a fine, comic novel that does his famous sire (WFB, Jr.) proud. He deftly weaves in to his plot the relationship between freedom, responsibility, and the effects of lying on the individual's character. One of the finest novels in the last 5 years or so.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Political/social activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   general liberal/left wing activism    -   fighting for free speech/press Life of a profession:    -   businessman, good becoming bad Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   2 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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