Whispers In The Grass Book Summary and Study Guide

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Young Jason loses everything with the death of his parents. Sent to an orphanage until he comes of age, he is angry and embittered until he meets Debby, even more damaged than himself. Together, they move to adulthood in the years when Apartheid is crumbling and a new South Africa is emerging. An evil presence from their past threatens to destroy all they have worked so hard to build. Set amid the wilds of Africa, this is a dramatic novel of courage and survival.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   Africa, White people saying hello Other aspects:    -   best friends Strong "rags to riches" component?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Africa    -   Yes Kind of Africa:    -   Black Africa    -   White Enclave Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   ranch

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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