Debunking the Myth of the American West
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If there is time, I will use the movie version of the stories called
. The storyline focuses on Victor and Thomas' journey to Arizona to pick up the ashes of Victor's father. Many of the stories in the book are told through flashbacks in the movie. The movie focuses more on the father/son relationship of Victor and his father than the book does. There is great imagery in fire. It is a source of hurt and a source of healing for the characters. It is a good movie and is an excellent study of how a book is turned into a movie.