The Rich Shall Inherit Book Summary and Study Guide

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Mike Preston, a writer of some popularity, becomes involved with a law firm that is trying to locate the descendant of Poppy Mallory, as an inheritance of hundreds of millions will go to the person in question. There are many candidates and Mike must work out Poppy's history to find out the true heir. Mike delves into Poppy's journals and discovers Poppy's troubled background with an abusive father, her love for unsuitable men, her connections to a crime family, and her riches gained by her own business.
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Throughout the novel we learn more about Poppy's life, letting the reader try to 'guess' who might inherit.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Family, struggle with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   inheritance Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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