Analysis Of The Book ' Out Of Six ' Essay

2125 Words Dec 1st, 2014 9 Pages
Actor Nicholas D’Agosto comments, “I 'm realizing for the first time, your life goes on while you 're trying to pursue this career. I saw my career as everything. But you have this life, too. Living your life fully, you come to know yourself better. You 'll find the place for it.” D’Agosto made a statement that shows how people easily idolize specific parts of their lives without truly knowing about their life and themselves to begin with. Throughout life, the eyes of people are opened to the true meaning of life as they meet people, gain experience, and reflect. Tim Downs attempts to capture this eye opening event in the fifth book, out of six, in the “Bugman Novels” called Ends of the Earth (Nashville, TN: Alive Communications Inc. 2009). Downs creates a murder mystery that is connected to a terrorism attack which could lead to the ruin of The United States of America. He helps readers explore the lives of several characters throughout the book. Downs displays the importance of knowing oneself, love, and priorities as he identifies the tensions, idols, and values of characters; essentially he shows the need to recognize and understand humanity.
Downs explores an unique realm as he creates a life for his bugman, Nick Polchak. Throughout Downs’ book Nick is presented with several tough mysteries and murders. He also meets several people along his adventures that teach him various lessons about life. Nick is a professor and a Forensic Entomologist: someone who studies insects…

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