The Golden Raintree Book Summary and Study Guide

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Christine Brick and James Warren grew up together in a small midwestern town. As young adults, they begin to fall in love and dream of a future together. But World War I breaks out and James decides to enlist in the army. Missing him terribly and wanting to help him and the other soldiers, Christine follows him and enlists as a nurse in the Red Cross. James and Christine finally reunite on the battlefields of France but the war has changed both of them. But their dream of returning home and marrying keeps both of them going through the hardest of times.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   war bringing lovers together

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   infantry soldier Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   a teen Profession/status:    -   nurse Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   60% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only    -   actual description of sex Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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