|Plot Summary of A Coming Of Age |
Timothy Zahn creats a future human society that crash landed on a world that caused the children of their society to develope extrodinary telekentic powers which eventually disappears with the on-set of puberty. It is a world where, in order to retain controll over their youth, education is denied children until they begin to loose these "Teeking" abilities. The pr-teen main character, becomes embroiled in kidnaping,a religious cult, deception and revelation in her efforts to find the whereabouts of the boy who secretly taught her to read.
This synopsis report prepared by Chris Sandstedt
|Chapter Analysis of A Coming Of Age |
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Coming of age
- an adult (general)
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
- info about lifeform(s)/society/phenomena
- state secrets
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
If magical mental powers:
- can fly
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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