The Sandscrapers: A Forgotten Navy Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Sandscrapers is an adventure novel dealing primarily with a small segment of the amphibious forces of the U.S.Navy during WWll. The volume narrates the loves, intrigues,adventures, successes, failures,lives and deaths of certain crew members aboard a small amphibious attack ship in the little-known and unheralded"Landing Ship Medium"(LSM)program. Though the identified ship,its nomenclature,and its crew are fictional, the class of ship was factual.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   1930's-1950's War Thriller    -   Yes Armed Forces:    -   Navy Specific to    -   WW II Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   a lawyer creature Age:    -   20's-30's


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Pacific Islands

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing

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