Are You in the House Alone? - Prologue Summary & Analysis

Richard Peck
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Prologue Summary

This work of fiction could very easily be a depiction of the life of any young girl. The story chronicles the life of a young girl, who is experimenting with sex with her teenage boyfriend. The conflict in the story arises from a disturbed individual that stalks Gail. After watching her for some time, the stalker begins to write vulgar notes and leaves them for her in her locker at school. Gail's best friend, Alison, tells her to ignore the notes and pretend that it never happened, but the notes frighten Gail. One night at her regular babysitting gig, the doorbell rings, and, without thinking, Gail opens the door to find her friend's boyfriend looking for her. Gail lets him in, but the unthinkable happens. The rest of the story deals with the aftermath of the assault and how the victims and community...

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