Until Angels Close My Eyes Book Summary and Study Guide

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When sixteen year old Leah learns she has cancer, her whole world changes. While in the hospital the first time, she befriends Rebekah, a sick Amish girl, and her family. As Leah gets better, she gets a job near the family where she can be with them and also pursue a relationship with Rebekah's brother Ethan.
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While Ethan is testing his freedom and openly dating Leah, his family is displeased. When things seem they can't get any worse for Leah and Ethan, Rebekah dies, and Leah once again sees an angel. Ethan and Leah returns to Leah's house, where she learns her newest stepfather, Neil, is gravely ill. Neil is the only one of her mother's husbands Leah has been close to. He even revealed the reason Leah was never allowed to be close to her grandmother and told her the truth about why her father abandoned her. Neil dies, and although Ethan loves her, he leaves Leah to go back to his Amish ways. Leah and her mother become closer, and Leah finds comfort in her guardian angel.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Coping with loss of loved one(s)    -   Yes Loss of...    -   good friends Brain/Body disability?    -   physical disability Religion theme?    -   Yes Religion theme:    -   Angel buddy

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest 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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