Summary

Download PDF Print Page Citation Share Link

Last Updated on May 5, 2015, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 104

Inspired by the approach of the millennial year 2000, Armageddon Summer is the gripping story of two teenagers embroiled in family breakups and fanatical predictions that the world is coming to an end. Major characters Marina Marlow and Jed Hoskins meet when each accompanies a troubled parent to Reverend Beelson's...

(The entire section contains 104 words.)

Unlock This Study Guide Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this Armageddon Summer study guide. You'll get access to all of the Armageddon Summer content, as well as access to more than 30,000 additional guides and more than 350,000 Homework Help questions answered by our experts.

  • Summary
  • Characters
  • Analysis
  • Teaching Guide
Start your 48-Hour Free Trial

Inspired by the approach of the millennial year 2000, Armageddon Summer is the gripping story of two teenagers embroiled in family breakups and fanatical predictions that the world is coming to an end. Major characters Marina Marlow and Jed Hoskins meet when each accompanies a troubled parent to Reverend Beelson's armed encampment of Believers. There, while the Believers prepare to watch apocalyptic fires destroy everyone except their group, Marina and Jed struggle to come to terms with their own beliefs and the loss of control over their lives. The teenagers grow in self-awareness and compassion while they build a romantic friendship that helps them cope.

Illustration of PDF document

Download Armageddon Summer Study Guide

Subscribe Now
Next

Characters