While Other People Sleep Book Summary and Study Guide

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Sharon McCone, the main character, is being harrassed by a woman who assumes her identity. A smaller plot involves the bizarre behavior of a long-time co-worker and friend, who won't reveal the reasons behind his strange actions. The author is one of the best in the female private eye genre.
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The review of this Book prepared by Eileen

Sharon McCone is a well known investigator who finds that someone is impersonating her and threatening those she cares about. This is one of the latest in a long series of wonderful books.
The review of this Book prepared by Debbie

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging    -   Moderately Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   stopping a saboteur/spy Disaster, natural or nuclear    -   Yes Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Air?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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