Theme Of Family In Justin Cronin's The Passage

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A young girl wanders alone through the barren deserts of what used to be the United States. Through the decades she has wandered, everything she knows has been forgotten. Even the FBI agent who risked everything to be her father has slipped through her memory. All she knows is that this man was the one who truly loved her, and this notion motivates her as she continues to walk alone. In the science fiction novel The Passage, by Justin Cronin, the unique idea of family is explored in depth. Throughout different times, settings, and characters, the one common thread is the connection between Amy, the mysterious little girl, and Wolgast, the man who she meant the world to. The author beautifully illustrates how family can be found in the
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