Two Summers Too Hot Book Summary and Study Guide

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This is the story of two summers in a small southern mill town in North Carolina. Allison Reynolds, the daughter of two millworkers, is searching for the respectability and wealth her parents could never give her. She tries to accomplish this by pursuing the son of the mill owner, Jack May. Twelve years later, Carter Benfield is a twelve year old boy, just out of school for the summer and looking forward to adventures with his buddies. The lives of these two people intersect one hot, humid Carolina night; and their lives, and the town are changed forever.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Romance/Romance Problems    -   Yes Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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