The Town and the City Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Town and the City is about the Martin family. Peter is the major figure in the novel. As he grows, he learns and absorbs the many lessons that life offers through his own experiences and that of his family. There is a sense of change occurring for the family as the children grow up and pursue their dreams. The narrative touches on each member of the Martin family and is thoughtful towards each characters triumphs and struggles.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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