|Plot Summary of The Time In Between|
|"Ada's father is Charles Boatman, a Vietnam veteran who returns to Vietnam 28 years after the war. But he disappears, and Ada, together with her younger brother, Jon, goes to Danang to try to find him.
It's a long and disappointing search. Ada finds out that her father is dead, and that he probably took his own life. But why?
Ada and Jon meet different people who had known their father, and through the relationships formed there, as well as, on Ada's part, reflections on her life as a child of a disillusioned, unhappy war veteran, we come to understand something of what it must have been like - especially for Ada. She is very much like her father, and has come closer to him in this journey."
Tena van't Foort, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Time In Between|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
- present (2000-2010)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Coping with loss of loved one(s)
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- Southeast Asia
- mostly 3rd
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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