|Plot Summary of Heart of Gold|
|"Two races, the indigo and the gulden, have lived side by side for almost two centuries. The matriarchal indigo control the power and the wealth, while the patriarchal gulden serve them in the cities and maintain their own culture. Nolan, a young scientist preparing to leave his career and marry, and Kit, an indigo noblewoman who was raised amongst the gulden, discover that their superiors are planning to change the balance of power on their world and Nolan is the only one who has the means to stop them."
Christine G., Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Heart of Gold|
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Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Coming of age
- an adult (general)
Political power play
- factions fight within govt for control
- search for identity/new understanding
- change of heart
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one culture tries to impose its culture on another group
- one human from different culture of other humans
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a contemporary society
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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