Big Trouble Reading Group Guide

by J. Anthony Lukas

Publisher: Touchstone Books

Written in English
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    ISBN 100684007177
    ISBN 109780684007175

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Barry, a longtime columnist for The Miami Herald, set the novel's events in and around Miami, Florida. Plot. Eliot Arnold is a divorced, recently-fired newspaper reporter trying to start his own advertising and public relations agency. This Study Guide consists of approximately 30 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Big Trouble.

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