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David Baldacci Writing Styles in The Winner

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Style

Point of View

David Baldacci's novel, The Winner, is written from the third person point of view. The characters speak to one another through dialogue. Supporting text describes the scene, the characters' mindsets and their emotions. While not rendering as much empathy as a book written in the first person, The Winner does not require a sentimental approach. The reader receives adequate information for scene and character building and the story is interesting.

Setting

Part One of The Winner is set in what is described as present time. No specific dates are used for placing this in context. Rikersville, Georgia, where the main character resides, is a poor area. The majority of its constituents live below the federal poverty line. Life is a matter of survival. The main character never received a social security number. There was no reason to do so. She was poor so filing tax returns...

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