Tears of a Tiger
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Essay title: Tears of a Tiger
The Plot....The tone of the book was very depressing. The time era of
the book was the 1980's-1999. This book is an adult and child book. It deals
with coping with the loss of a loved one and a good friend, battle with a
psychiatrist . The age group of kids in story was teenagers. It deals with
alcohol, mental illness, internal struggle and realization. The main character
was a male his status was a student. His sense of humor was mostly serious wit
occaisional .He had average intelligence and he was very athletic. The main
adversary was a male teen student he is present throughout most of the book.
This charater is sensitive to other peoples feelings. The setting is the United
States/ Southeast . The style of the book was a lot of playon words, a lot of
flashback and fowards and it was written like journals, diaries, or letters might
be written. Robbie, Andy, Tyrone, and B.J. go out drinking after a basketball
game. Andy is driving and careens into a wall. All but Robbie escape because
his feet are lodged in the windshield. The car bursts into flames and Robbie is
burned to death. Andy is trying to deal with the death of his best friend. He
feels he has caused his friend to die. Everyone affected by the accident deals
with it in a different way. The whole book focuses on how Andy deals with the
Tears Of a Tiger was about Robbie, Andy, Tyrone, and B.J.
had just won an important basketball game. They decided to get together and
go celebrate their victory. They had started drinking, all except for B.J. who
had never drunk in his life. They heard honking, but just laughed because of
the alcohol. All of a sudden, a wall is in front of them and before they know it,
they hit it. Three of the guys get out, but Robert Washington, Andy's best
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