The Last Rose of Summer

Theresa Cocolin TCocolin@aol.com 1338723663931

DRAMA FAMILY ROMANCE

1940s & '50s

Theresa Cocolin

Logline

The Last Rose of Summer is the story of Mandy Stewart's life. She grows up on a tobacco farm with her parents and brothers Josh and Arch. She is happy though she works hard on the farm. At the beginnig of WWII her brothers leave and then her dies. Her father begins to abuse her which causes the tragedy.

Genre

Drama, Family, Romance

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Setting

Central North Carolina

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2008

Starting Description

A family that is close until her brothers leave and her mother dies. Her father begins to abuse her which is the cause of the tragedy. She endured with the help of the family next door.

Ending Description

Mandy feels a need to return to the old house afterforty years . She gets in touch with her good friends and sees they still love her in spite of what she had done, but she knows she must get back to her husband who has taken care of her since their marriage.

Group Specific

Information not completed

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

Information not completed

Mature Audience Themes

Substance Abuse, Incest, Sexual Abuse

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Coming of Age

Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Mandy Stewart

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Uneducated, Adventurous, Empathetic, Naive

Additional Character Details

Name: Bitsy

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Beautiful, Funny

Additional Character Details

Name: Buck

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Heartthrob

Additional Character Details

Name: The Strong family who lived next to the Stewarts.

Age:

Gender:

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Gracious, Selfless

Logline

The Last Rose of Summer is the story of Mandy Stewart's life. She grows up on a tobacco farm with her parents and brothers Josh and Arch. She is happy though she works hard on the farm. At the beginnig of WWII her brothers leave and then her dies. Her father begins to abuse her which causes the tragedy.

Short Summary

A family that is close until her brothers leave and her mother dies. Her father begins to abuse her which is the cause of the tragedy. She endured with the help of the family next door.


Mandy feels a need to return to the old house afterforty years . She gets in touch with her good friends and sees they still love her in spite of what she had done, but she knows she must get back to her husband who has taken care of her since their marriage.

Development Pitch

About The Author

Core Theme

Internal Journey/Rebirth,

Characters

Main Character

Name: Mandy Stewart

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Desperate, Uneducated, Adventurous, Empathetic, Naive

Character 1

Name: Bitsy

Age: 14

Gender: Female

Role: Sidekick

Key Traits: Adventurous, Aggressive, Beautiful, Funny

Character 2

Name: Buck

Age: 16

Gender: Male

Role: Tempter

Key Traits: Heartthrob

Character 3

Name: The Strong family who lived next to the Stewarts.

Age:

Gender:

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Gracious, Selfless

Supplemental Materials

Information not completed