The Cold Sassy Tree Book Summary and Study Guide

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    This story is of a young boy (Willis Tweedy). His grandmother dies. His grandfather (Enrouch Blakslee) owns a store in the center of town, and before Willis' grandmother is cold in her grave Enrouch marries a new woman (Love Simpson).
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    As he is telling his family about him planning to get remarried, they all get mad because the woman is 20 something years younger then him and she is a Yankee.
    Enrouch begins to get sick, and Love has a big secret to tell them all.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   depressed Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Lover is    -   an historical enemy

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of crop raising    -   lot of descript of animal care Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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