|Plot Summary of Chasing Elvis|
|"Elvis died in 1977. However, in 1982 a masked Elvis impersonator robs a bank in rural Tennessee. Every clue points to the supposedly dead Elvis as the robber. The detective on the trail of the robber is on the way to nab who he thinks is Elvis, but is killed in a car crash, leaving behind a young daughter.
In present day, the detective's daughter is a reporter for a tabloid and is assigned to cover an Elvis festival in Tennessee. She quickly stumbles onto the trail of the bank robber, and again, all clues lead her to believe she is tracking Elvis.
A wealthy young woman from California, with the help of her off-the-wall friend is trying to find the true identity of her father. The clues lead her to the same Elvis festival. "
Randy Beeken, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Chasing Elvis|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 50%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 30%
Tone of story
- very humorous
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- armed robbery!
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How much violence does he/she use?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- Los Angeles
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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