|Plot Summary of The Other President|
|"The story takes place mostly through the eyes of Sam Wainwright, 43rd President of the United States who as Vice President has just replaced the 42nd President. As the book opens the White House grounds are overrun by terrorists during a State Dinner. The President, trying to escape with a false identity, is caught in a huge blast that has kills everyone else. He wakes up in a hospital with a face that has had extensive plastic surgery, and no memory. He is presumed dead. The Speaker of the House, an ultra right-wing extremist becomes President. His sinister aide—Shelby Mannix eventually discovers that Wainwright is alive and tries to have him killed. The President spends most of the book running for his life and not knowing why people are trying to kill him.
Earl Carter, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of The Other President|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Tone of story
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
Time/era of story:
- present (2000-2010)
Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:
- power struggle within govt between two factions
- deposing an evil leader
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- politician/elected ruler
How much violence does he/she use?
- a little
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
- government investigator
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an above average amount
Motive of antagonist
The antagonists are:
- radical right wingers
- moving train
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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