|Plot Summary of City of God|
|"Crucifix is stolen from church and found on roof of experimental synagogue located in lower Manhattan, run by idealistic young Jewish couple.Wife's father was survivor of Holocaust, but died before he could recover journals kept in ghetto and hidden.
Clergyman ,whose church was vandalized and who is giving up his post because of his loss of faigth, finds cross, and falls in love with wife. Husband, who goes to Poland to
retrieve father-in-law's hidden diaries is slain in front of door of old synagogue. Clergyman takes up search, finds diaries, and marries Jewish wife. Clergyman also converts to Judaism. "
Betty-Jeanne Korson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of City of God|
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Time/era of story
- fighting discrim. (other than racial/gender)
- religious issues
Family, struggle with
Family, caring for ill
- visiting a culture in other country
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- religious figure
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 8 ()
- Eastern Europe
- New York
- rotating 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of hetero sex
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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