Washington Avalanche 1910 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Ginny Nolan, a tempestuous young girl, realizes that her family is betraying her. Knowing that she must escape, she flees her home, and sets out on a journey to Seattle. On the train she finds a friend, Virginia Hightower. Discovering how much they are alike, they form a plan.
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You see, Virginia is going to Seattle to marry a man she has never met. They believe it would be best if Virginia could meet Nicholas Bennet, before they marry.
But the plan dissolves when Nicholas Bennet appears on board, and he and Ginny light a fire of love, love that can never be put out.
However, when the avalanche occurs one icy night, love may no be enough to protect her.
The review of this Book prepared by Nicole Fitz-Simon

In Washington state in 1910, Ginny Nolan runs away from home to escape her cruel stepbrother, who wants her to marry a man she despises. On the train to Seattle, she meets Virginia Hightower, who is around the same age and looks so alike, they could be twins. Virginia is heading for an arranged marriage to a man she has never met. They switch places, but things are complicated by Ginny falling in love with Virginia's fiance, and a terrible avalanche that is heading for their stalled train....
The review of this Book prepared by Rebecca Herman

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1900-1920's Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   natural disaster makes love Struggling with whom?    -   Brother Hidden Identity/Secret Motive    -   Yes Is really...    -   twin or lookalike If one lover chases another...    -   she chases after him Family focus?    -   Yes Family, hating    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   wealthy    -   engineer Age/status:    -   20's-30's Unusual characteristics?    -   Very naive/shy - Doesn't know where to put weiner

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   a teen Profession/status:    -   unemployed Unusual characteristics:    -   Very shy


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Pacific NW Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths What % of story is romance related?    -   70% How explicit is the sex?    -   vague references only Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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