Last Updated on June 1, 2019, by eNotes Editorial. FRIDAY, April 5, 2002. Race and Ethnicity The most important theme of Summer of My German Soldier is … THE SUMMER OF MY 17TH YEAR. The story goes like this. My big sister was about the age of Sara in 1970, so I can see her in that role too. I have always viewed Madeleine L'engle as a writer's writer; her honest words are meant to encourage us to keep believing in ourselves, in working to perfect our craft. The story is told in first person narrative by a twelve-year-old Jewish girl named Patty Bergen living in Jenkinsville, Arkansas during World War II. Patty lives with her mother, father, and younger sister Sharon in the small Arkansas town of Jenkinsville. Word Count: 1182. Patty first meets Anton when a group of German … The Summer of My German Soldier Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you. It was summer of April 5,2002 when her cousin asked her to come with him at Masbate pier to … School was out and the dry season had begun. The air was still, making it feel hotter yet—the usual breeze that comes from the sea seemed to have gotten lost somewhere. Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. With Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant. Summer of My German Soldier is a book by Bette Greene first published in 1973.. I loved it! Patricia Ann Bergen "Patty" Age: 12. Summary: It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), a precocious 17- year-old American-Italian, spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia (Esther Garrel). This story is contemporary for 1970. I was 5 during the summer of 70, so I don't remember a lot from that year, but since the 70s were my childhood, I remember the times well. THE SUMMER OF MY 17TH YEAR by H.O. In the same way, Book 2 (The Summer of the Great-Grandmother) has given me courage in dealing with the decline of my own mother, who turns 90 this summer. School was out and the dry season had begun. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude, for two seasons (1972–1974), and its spin-off series Good Times, for five seasons (1974–77, 1978–79), for which Rolle was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress - Television Series Musical or … Santos. FRIDAY, April 5, 2002. I related to the main characters for several reasons. IT was hot this morning when I went to the Masbate pier with my older c ousin John. The only Jewish girl in a town of Protestants, Patty doesn't really have any friends. 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