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Sailor Song Summary
Ken Kesey

Everything you need to understand or teach Sailor Song by Ken Kesey.

  • Sailor Song Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Sailor Song Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Sailor Song Summary

Plot Summary

Set in the near future, this novel follows the adventures of Ike Sallas, previously known as the Bakatcha Bandit. A famous social activist, Ike settles into a quiet life in a small Alaskan fishing village. The peace and quiet is upset by the arrival of a film crew led by Nick Levertov, an angry albino returned to seek revenge in his hometown. The production of the film brings out the worst in the town until all is made right again by the tirades of Mother Nature.

Ike Sallas came to public attention as the Bakatcha Bandit when he sprayed sewage over carnivals as a protest against the chemicals that gave fatal birth defects to his daughter. The stunts get him put in prison but also attract a large following of fans and supporters. After years in the social activist circuit, Ike retires to Alaska, where he seeks to...

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Study Pack

The Sailor Song Study Pack contains about 40 pages of study material in 7 products, including:

Sailor Song Study Guide

Lesson Plan

All teaching products sold separately.

Sailor Song Lesson Plans contain 101 pages of teaching material, including:

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