(download Summary) Amaryllis by Craig Crist-Evans


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  • Amaryllis
  • Craig Crist-Evans
  • English
  • 10 October 2017
  • 9781400095018

10 thoughts on “Amaryllis

  1. says:

    I was a child when the Vietnam War happened This book really tells the horror of war and what it did to the soldiers The title comes from a boat that brothers Frank and Jimmy had Frank has a contentious relationship with his father and t escape his demons signs up for a tour in Vietnam Jimmy to escape the abusive house hold surfs Told in letters from Frank this really tells of the horror of war I think Joseph Conrad said it all when he sai

  2. says:

    I picked this book up at the book fair for two reasons first it is Vietnam war era fiction and I'm always looking for books that will hook the boys Second the setting is Singer Island Florida I grew up not far from there and visited a family member there often during the late 60's With all those personal connections I couldn't put it down Tho

  3. says:

    I started previewing this book to see if it would hold the attention of some of my students I couldn't put it down I loved

  4. says:

    I am only on chapter 5 of the novel The book so far is about protagonist brother who goes to fight in Vietnam to get away f

  5. says:

    It's hard to imagine recommending that my middle grade students learn about aspects of Vietnam this way but maybe I'm being overprotective Good writing and format Just incredibly wrenching

  6. says:

    Amaryllis is a story set in the US during the Vietnam war Eighteen year old Frank is battling both the enemy in the US army as well as his own internal enemies his addiction to heroin Frank freuently sends letters back to his younger brother Jimmy Back home Jimmy has to deal with his alcoholic father and the s

  7. says:

    The book I read was Amaryllis by Craig Crist Evans I would give my book a eight out of ten The Amaryllis talks about the war in Vietnam the life back home and the struggle of knowing your brother might not return home “Its funny how much we talked when he was here and how hard it is to write now that he's gone” 22 Craig Crist Evans This

  8. says:

    Amaryllis by Craig Crist Evans Fiction is no doubt my favorite book so far The characters and the conflict are so relational to my life that its as if the story is about me and my half brotherThe story begins with

  9. says:

    I liked the topic the author chose and I like the style he used The letters home to start each chapter was great But I had a hard time finding the plot There wasn't much of a rise and fall Maybe one unexpected t

  10. says:

    Jimmy and Frank put up with their Dad's abusive ways but when Frank graduates from high school he signs up for the army and goes to Vietnam Jimmy receives letters from Frank describing the hopelessness and messed up things happening

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Amaryllis

For Jimmy Staples and his older brother Frank and a code word for going surfing together But now that eighteen year old Frank is off battling the enemy and his own addictive demons in Vietnam and fifteen year old Jimmy is left to deal with the repercussions at home Amaryllis takes on an ominous new meaning a symbol of what happens when life places the unexpected in ou. I am only on chapter 5 of the novel The book so far is about protagonist brother who goes to fight in Vietnam to get away from his dysfunctional family and the brother sends letter s back to the protagonist The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, together But now The Mission Primer that eighteen year old Frank is off battling Decorum to deal with Zen Doodle Unleashed the repercussions at home Amaryllis DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi the unexpected in ou. I am only on chapter 5 of Folk Shawls the novel The book so far is about protagonist brother who goes Why Knock Rock? to fight in Vietnam Fiction Writers Workshop to get away from his dysfunctional family and Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch the brother sends letter s back Fabricate to First & Then the protagonist

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This is a powerful tale of family forgiveness and acceptance of what life throws in our paths but ultimately with its almost painful realism this is the finest depiction of war we've yet seen for young readers KIRKUS REVIEWS starred review AMARYLLIS It was the name of the ship that ran aground on Singer Island Florida during a hurricane in 1965 It became a battle cry. I started previewing this book to see if it would hold the attention of some of my students I couldn t put it down I loved the way Crist Evans began each chapter with a letter from Frank in Vietnam Great fiction read that will definitely help build background on the Vietnam War for my students

Summary Amaryllis

R paths Craig Crist Evans has written a wrenching novel of a family whose internal battles chase one son away into the clutches of a war and an enemy he could never have imagined Told both from a soldier's view and by the brother he leaves behind Amaryllis is an ideal choice for students learning about the Vietnam era or for any listener curious about the reality of w. The book I read was Amaryllis by Craig Crist Evans I would give my book a eight out of ten The Amaryllis talks about the war in Vietnam the life back home and the struggle of knowing your brother might not return home Its funny how much we talked when he was here and how hard it is to write now that he s gone 22 Craig Crist Evans This book talks about the struggles families went through during the war and i just think the topic if the book is very interestingThe score i would give for my book s language is a 9 This book is easy to read but the you still feel the emotions of each character Dad s face went whiteThe sheet of paper trembled in his hand Evans 140 You can feel the sadness in his dads heart and see that he is emotionally shocked The theme of this book is family Family in this book is what it is all about from the end of the hall I can hear Mom crying Ev The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico the brother he leaves behind Amaryllis is an ideal choice for students learning about Simply Napkins the Vietnam era or for any listener curious about The Unconscious Civilization the reality of w. The book I read was Amaryllis by Craig Crist Evans I would give my book a eight out of The Complete Tightwad Gazette ten The Amaryllis The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years talks about الدعوة الإسلامية دعوة عالمية the war in Vietnam Writing and Selling Magazine Articles the life back home and The Strange Bird the struggle of knowing your brother might not return home Its funny how much we Cleopatras Daughter that he s gone 22 Craig Crist Evans This book Never Deny a Duke (Decadent Dukes Society, through during Tidelands (Fairmile think Strings topic if Carnal Sacrifice (Brides of Caralon, the book is very interestingThe score i would give for my book s language is a 9 This book is easy Catch and Release to read but Devils Paw (Imp, the you still feel Canyons of Night (Rainshadow, the emotions of each character Dad s face went whiteThe sheet of paper In the Eyes of Crazy (Kontras Menagerie that he is emotionally shocked The Tea Environments and Plantation Culture theme of 50 Hikes in the Adirondack Mountains this book is family Family in Survive by the Team this book is what it is all about from Angels & Demons (Angels & Demons, the end of Washington! (Wagons West, the hall I can hear Mom crying Ev


About the Author: Craig Crist-Evans

Every step forward every word is an act of discovery said author Craig Crist Evans of his approach to writing poetry And he obviously found a winning formula as evidenced by the International Reading Association's Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award he received for MOON OVER TENNESSEE A BOY'S CIVIL WAR JOURNALCraig Crist Evans's mastery of poetic form is also apparent in NORTH OF EVE