The Searcher Summary
Tana French

Everything you need to understand or teach The Searcher by Tana French.

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

The Searcher Overview

In the suspense novel The Searcher by Tana French, Calvin “Cal” Hooper moved to Western Ireland to leave behind the stress of his career as a police officer in Chicago. He is approached by a local teenager, Teresa “Trey” Reddy, who says her brother, Brendan has gone missing and she suspects foul play. Cal cannot help but get involved. He learns there is more to the remote land to which he has moved than meets the eye. Themes in the novel include vigilante justice, the importance of having a code of morality, and community prejudice.

Lesson Plan

The Searcher Lesson Plans contain 135 pages of teaching material, including: