|Plot Summary of What I Lived For|
|"Jerome "Corcky" Corchorn is a sucessful businessman and low level politician in his home town, Union City, New York. On the outside he has everything going for him. But over the course of one week-end must confront himself and his life. He has a divorce behind him, and an emotionally troubled step-daughter on the verge of destroying herself, and ruining his political career. He must come to terms with his father's murder years earlier, and his growing dependance on alcohol. His love life as well as his business is falling apart, but through it all, Corcky feels that he must project the image of the sucessful business man."
fran laniado, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of What I Lived For|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- midlife crisis
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Coping with loss of loved one(s)
- politician/elected ruler
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 6 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of kissing
- touching of anatomy
- actual description of hetero sex
- descript. of female anat. (the big B's)
- descript. of female anat. (the big V)
Lot of foul language?
- a lot of flashback and forwards
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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