Twelve Book Summary and Study Guide

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White Mike is a drug dealer in the Upper East side of Manhattan, New York. Through White Mike we meet a variety of characters, mostly rich teenagers, who are mixed up with drugs, sex, and, violence. The book only takes place in a matter of days, all leading up to one big party on New Years Eve with an ending no one will see coming.
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The review of this Book prepared by taylor

"White Mike" wanders around the streets of NYC sellings drugs and thinking. He goes to different parties and meets people of different social classes, all of whom are shallow and uninteresting, as he tries to decide what to do with his life.
The review of this Book prepared by Nick Antosca

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)    -   nature of existence (heavy philosophy) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Something wrong upstairs/downstairs?    -   searching for identity/meaning Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   Momma gone Wild kid(s)?    -   druggie culture (& crime) Drinking/Drugs problems?    -   drugs Pearls of wisdom from homeless?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   wealthy    -   rude people Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   Boob talk! Lot of foul language?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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