|Plot Summary of Alex Handiworth... Defender of the Universe & Mom Extraordinaire |
Armed only with exhaustion, rage, and a mother's protective instinct, Alexander Handiworth knocks out a terrorist threatening the pilot of a plane on which she and her two sons are traveling. She makes national headlines and reporters hound her relentlessly for weeks, as Alex continues on a series of adventures as an average mom who becomes a reluctant heroine. Along the way, Alex juggles her baby's poopy diapers, sarcasm from her 12-year-old son (whom she refers to as a "TIT": teenager in training), apprehending terrorists, convenience-store robbers, and schoolyard drug dealers...not to mention a handsome movie star and a rogue reporter.
This synopsis report prepared by Kara Stefan
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|Chapter Analysis of Alex Handiworth... Defender of the Universe & Mom Extraordinaire |
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 10%
Tone of story
- very humorous
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- vigilante getting revenge
General Crime (including known murderer)
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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