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The Neon Bible Summary
John Kennedy Toole

Everything you need to understand or teach The Neon Bible by John Kennedy Toole.

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

The Neon Bible Summary

Plot Summary

The Neon Bible by John Kennedy Toole is a coming of age story about a young man living in a small rural town, who tries to remain sane while dealing with family strife and social awkwardness.

David is raised as an only child, living with his mother, father and his eccentric Aunt Mae. The family resides in town until his father loses his job and they have to relocate to the hills. This move drastically changes their way of life and limits David's ability to socialize with other children. David has no real friends except Aunt Mae. She is a singer who is eccentric and dresses flamboyantly. The entire town talks about her behind her back but she doesn't mind. Any attention is good attention to Aunt Mae.

Father gets a part-time job at a gas station and decides to fill the rest of his time planting crops...

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Study Pack

The The Neon Bible Study Pack contains about 35 pages of study material in 1 product, including:

Lesson Plan

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The Neon Bible Lesson Plans contain 119 pages of teaching material, including:

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