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Diary Of Hatchet

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Diary of Hatchet

Brian Robeson, the main character, is a very interesting kid. After

the first few pages you could tell that he was strong-minded, twelve or thirteen

year old kid. His parents were divorced and he spent some time with his dad.

He lived far away so Brian had to take a plane. From the back of the book I

knew that he gets in to a plane accident and has to survive on his own. I was

surprised that the author went right to the plane wreck. I thought it would

have a somewhat boring beginning like most other books I read. Brian keeps

talking about how his parents got divorced and he cries every time he thinks

about it. He calls it the big "secret." Brian keeps describing visions of his

mom kissing some new man, not his father. You can tell that he takes the

divorce very seriously and sometimes gets emotional. 10/05

In this part of the book, Jake, the pilot, has a heart attack and dies. To

be honest, I, myself, have thought about what I would do if I was on plane and

the pilot died. I really don't know what I would do, I don't know how to fly a

plane. Luckily, Brian had been taught by Jake how to fly the plane. Brian

didn't know how to land so he flew the plane into a lake. This part of the book

was hard to believe, there was a lot of "coincidents." Brian showed his

intellectual side when he realized that when Jake was suffering from his heart

attack he turned the plane to the left. That could greatly increase the time it

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