American Rust Summary
Philipp Meyer

Everything you need to understand or teach American Rust by Philipp Meyer.

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

American Rust Overview

American Rust is the critically acclaimed debut novel of author Phillip Meyer. Set largely in the dilapidated former steel mill town of Buell, Pennsylvania, the novel follows the story of two young men, Isaac English and Billy Poe, and the tragedies that follow after Isaac murders a homeless man in an abandoned car factory. American Rust explores themes of fatalism, secrets, decay, and ruin.

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Lesson Plan

American Rust Lesson Plans contain 136 pages of teaching material, including: