The Last Housewife Book Summary and Study Guide

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Private Investigater Kit Deleeuw is hired to find the real killer of the school principal, because his client is accused of the killing. Soon, he is threatened by Tobias, a teenager, to drop the case or he'll be sorry. Kit's son Jason is beaten up. Tobias calls the youth services and says Kit harassed him. Kit must prove not only his client innocent but now himself as well.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   30% Kind of investigator    -   hard boiled/private eye Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of anatomy Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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