|Plot Summary of An Ocean Apart|
|"For six awful months, David Costorphine has tried to come to terms with his young wife's death as a result of leukemia. He is trying to care for his three motherless children, and cope with life. He can't return to work though, it is just too much.
He gets an opportunity unexpectedly in New York. The journey to New York, though, proves both disastrous and yet heartening at once. David finds himself settling in comfortably with the strangers of a seaside Long Island town.
David gets a job different than what he expected while in New York as well, ands gradually begins to heal from the loss of his beloved wife."
Boppy, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of An Ocean Apart|
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Tone of book?
Time/era of story
Family, caring for ill
Who is sick?
because he/she is
- physically ill
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Coping with loss of loved one(s)
- business executive
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- Eastern Europe
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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