|Plot Summary of Man Of The Hour|
|"David Fitzgerald is teaching English at a high school in New York City, coping with a class of rowdy teen-agers at work and a less-than-mentally-stable wife (soon to be ex-wife) at home when a school bus is blown to bits by a terrorist bomb. David risks life and limb to rescue one of his students trapped on the bus and becomes an instant media celebrity, an experience he finds quite exhilarating and quite ego-expanding. But the thrill is short-lived as he goes quickly from hero to chief suspect in the bombing incident and his life begins to rapidly unravel from there. "Man Of The Hour" is an action-packed novel of psycho-social suspense centered around a plot of religious and ethnic fanaticism and the near disastrous results of that fanaticism."
Bill Brumlow, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Man Of The Hour|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
The crook is....
- criminal's rise in a crime organization
Who's the terrorist enemy here?
- generic terrorists
Mostly a criminal POV story
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
- a little
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an organization
- long-lived adults
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- New York
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
How many deaths?
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more dialog than descript
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