The Sharks Book Summary and Study Guide

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Describes the voyage of the bark Neptune across the pacific in 1899. The ship is a microcosm of the world. Conflicts erupt at the very beginning. As the ship's medical officer, the narrator/second mate feels himself caught in the middle. Tension builds up to a mutiny, but a typhoon forces all to cooperate to save themselves.   
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Exploring into the wild    -   Yes kind of story    -   surviving natural elements

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   40's-50's


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Ice Caps/Sea?    -   Yes Where?    -   Ocean Water?    -   Yes Water:    -   sail boat    -   lost at sea    -   feeding sharks

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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