Until I Find You Book Summary and Study Guide

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Jack Burns begins life in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His mother is a tattoo artist and his father is an "ink addict", meaning that he wants to have every inch of his skin tattooed. His father quickly leaves the family.
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Jack and his mother move to Toronto. He goes to school at a mostly all girls school. He excels at drama, but usually plays women's parts.

When he grows up, he becomes an actor. His specialty is transvestite roles. He is unhappy because he blames his mother for never allowing him to see his father. After his mother dies, his therapist encourages him to find his father.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   search for family/history Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   Dada gone

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   actor/actress/producer Age:    -   long lived adults Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Canadian (Aboot!)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   California Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Scandinavia The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   lesbians!    -   actual description of hetero sex    -   Weiner talk!    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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