A Salty Piece of Land Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What year did Heart of the Andes first go on exhibit?

2. Willie Singer flies his plane under the ______________.

3. Donna Kay met Sammy Raye at a restaurant in __________.

4. Who does Tex Sex resemble?

5. How old is Cleopatra Highbourne?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when the wind starts blowing through the tree house in Chapter 9?

2. How did Cleopatra meet the great love of her life?

3. What does Bucky hire Tully to do at Lost Boys?

4. How was Tully inadvertently a matchmaker for Donna Kay and Clark?

5. What does Tully have to give Hector as a bribe to get access to the lighthouse in Tulum?

6. What was the unusual business that Archie Mercer had in Orlando?

7. Why does Willie Singer have such a hard time leaving Hawaii?

8. What is the secret to navigating the waters off Punta Margarita?

9. How does Buffet illustrate the generational difference between Tully and Dawn?

10. What is the story of Grandma Ghost?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the themes of journeys and transitions in the novel.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the women in Tully's life and the impact each of them had on him.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the thematic importance of each of the following characters: Cleopatra Highbourne, Dawn Barston, and Bucky Norman.

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