|Plot Summary of A Perfect Fit|
|"Meet Eli, Midge, Ira and Adam Jacobs – a middle class Jewish family from San Diego suddenly plunked down in a small town in the midst of the Ozarks of Arkansas. Their unseemly residency where no Jews had gone before generates a variety of obstacles and challenges for the family. While desperately attempting to obtain acceptance, the family encounters such town residents as the girl of Adam's dreams, the hairdresser who also works on pets, the tent revival preacher, the town drunk who brings cat food to the Ladies' Auxiliary potluck and the reclusive neighbor lady who's the area's major moonshine supplier.
Ultimately, Adam's galvanization of the citizens in defense of a friend in need, Ira's Halloween discovery of the true fabric of the town, Midge's increasing efforts to assimilate her ways into Ozark culture and Eli's tragic death followed by the revelation of the mysteries of his past all result in a scenario never anticipated for the Jacobs family."
Richard A Horwitz, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of A Perfect Fit|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- present (2000-2010)
Inside culture (main char)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- American South
If story of urban/rural...
- Small town life
- a teen
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- a lawyer creature
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- a lot of play on words
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
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