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The Path of Minor Planets Book Review Summary

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This book tells the story of a group of astronomers, their spouses and children, starting with a comet viewing and meteor shower in the South Pacific in 1965 and tracing their lives over the next twenty years in terms of the comet's regular returns. Eli is a young married scientist who finds himself falling for Denise, a single astronomer whose life until this point has been consumed by the stars. This is a story of lost and found love, of age and regret, as seen through the eyes of characters of various ages and backgrounds.
The review of this Book prepared by Deidre Woollard








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Plot & Themes

Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Life of a profession:    -   scientist/scholar Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   long lived adults Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Pacific Islands

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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