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Small Great Things

Author : Jodi Picoult
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With richly layered characters and a gripping moral dilemma that will lead readers to question everything they know about privilege, power, and race, Small Great Things is the stunning new page-turner from Jodi Picoult. SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE “[Picoult] offers a thought-provoking examination of racism in America today, both overt and subtle. Her many readers will find much to discuss in the pages of this topical, moving book.”—Booklist (starred review) Ruth Jefferson is a labor and delivery nurse at a Connecticut hospital with more than twenty years’ experience. During her shift, Ruth begins a routine checkup on a newborn, only to be told a few minutes later that she’s been reassigned to another patient. The parents are white supremacists and don’t want Ruth, who is African American, to touch their child. The hospital complies with their request, but the next day, the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. Does she obey orders or does she intervene? Ruth hesitates before performing CPR and, as a result, is charged with a serious crime. Kennedy McQuarrie, a white public defender, takes her case but gives unexpected advice: Kennedy insists that mentioning race in the courtroom is not a winning strategy. Conflicted by Kennedy’s counsel, Ruth tries to keep life as normal as possible for her family—especially her teenage son—as the case becomes a media sensation. As the trial moves forward, Ruth and Kennedy must gain each other’s trust, and come to see that what they’ve been taught their whole lives about others—and themselves—might be wrong. With incredible empathy, intelligence, and candor, Jodi Picoult tackles race, privilege, prejudice, justice, and compassion—and doesn’t offer easy answers. Small Great Things is a remarkable achievement from a writer at the top of her game. Praise for Small Great Things “Small Great Things is the most important novel Jodi Picoult has ever written. . . . It will challenge her readers . . . [and] expand our cultural conversation about race and prejudice.”—The Washington Post “A novel that puts its finger on the very pulse of the nation that we live in today . . . a fantastic read from beginning to end, as can always be expected from Picoult, this novel maintains a steady, page-turning pace that makes it hard for readers to put down.”—San Francisco Book Review “A gripping courtroom drama . . . Given the current political climate it is quite prescient and worthwhile. . . . This is a writer who understands her characters inside and out.”—Roxane Gay, The New York Times Book Review “I couldn’t put it down. Her best yet!”—New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman “A compelling, can’t-put-it-down drama with a trademark [Jodi] Picoult twist.”—Good Housekeeping “It’s Jodi Picoult, the prime provider of literary soul food. This riveting drama is sure to be supremely satisfying and a bravely thought-provoking tale on the dangers of prejudice.”—Redbook “Jodi Picoult is never afraid to take on hot topics, and in Small Great Things, she tackles race and discrimination in a way that will grab hold of you and refuse to let you go. . . . This page-turner is perfect for book clubs.”—Popsugar

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Summary, Analysis & Review of Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things by Instaread Preview: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult is the story of Ruth Jefferson, an African American labor and delivery nurse who is charged with the murder of the newborn son of white supremacists. The novel is also the story of Ruth’s public defender, Kennedy McQuarrie, who learns to confront the criminal justice system’s racial prejudice. Twenty years into her career at Mercy-West Haven Hospital in Connecticut, Ruth’s life changes in an instant when Davis Bauer is born. After Ruth examines Davis, the child’s parents, Brittany and Turk Bauer, tell Ruth’s supervisor, Marie, that they don’t want any African American staff caring for their son. Marie puts a note in the baby’s file saying so. Turk became involved with the White Power Movement as a troubled teen. For his initiation, Turk’s recruiters took him to a gay bar and had him beat up a man. The man, Turk realized upon looking at… PLEASE NOTE: This is a Summary, Analysis & Review of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Summary, Analysis & Review of Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things by Instaread · Summary of the Book · Important People · Character Analysis · Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience. Visit our website at instaread.co.

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Small Great ThingsA Complete Summary!It is not surprising that Jodi Picoult's novel 'Small Great Things' became a best-seller. Ruth, an African-American nurse, tends to a newborn white child against the parents' wishes, and the child dies suddenly. The discovery that Ruth was present at the time of the baby's death provides the conflict that gives 'Small Great Things' it amazing potential. Throughout the story, the author touches on themes such as the "post-racial" myth and other important social issues.This summary presents the main events from the novel, giving the reader a basic introduction to Small Great Things. It does not contain everything from the story, however, so if this summary interests you, it is definitely recommended that you read the original book. Following the summary, there will be analysis of characters from the novel and of the story in general, then a short quiz and a conclusion to review everything we have learned.Here Is A Preview Of What You Will Get:� A summarized version of the book.� You will find the book analyzed to further strengthen your knowledge.� Fun multiple choice quizzes, along with answers to help you learn about the book.� Get a copy, and learn everything about this book.

Summary Of Small Great Things A Novel By Jodi Picoult Concise Informative Summary Stickybooks

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Busy? Try this Concise & Informative Summary on Small Great Things: A Novel now! Here’s just a taste of what you’ll see in this useful summary: “Ruth is a sensitive and studious African American. Ruth’s mother has been serving Sam Hallowell and his family since before the birth of her sister. Sam Hallowell has been the background voice on TV for a long time. Rachel, Ruth’s older sister, and Ruth were born poor and their father left them before Ruth’s birth. Since Ruth is lighter than Rachel in skin tone, she has always been given favors and priority over her older sister. Rachel changed her name to Adisa when she grew up and embraced her African American roots more than Ruth. One day, when Rachel and Ruth have accompanied their mother to the Hallowell place at West Seventy-fourth Street during a storm, Ms. Mina, Sam Hallowell’s wife, gives one month premature birth to Louis, a son. Since the paramedics have not arrived by the time of the birth, their mother helps Ms. Mina with childbirth. Ruth witnessed a miracle during childbirth when she and Christina, Sam and Mina’s daughter and her friend, held hands and Ms. Mina and her mother also held hands and all differences in skin color, socioeconomic status and schooling vanished. Ruth called it a miracle for this reason because it entailed equality for all present and just women helping other women. Ruth dedicated 39 years to wait for that miracle to happen again. Further, the impact of Louis’ birth on Christina was to use a surrogate to give birth to her child, Rachel to have five babies and Ruth to become a labor and delivery nurse.” Read the rest by downloading and reading it now! Available even if it’s 3 AM! StickyBooks Promise: We Guarantee You’ll Love it or We Give You Your Money Back!

Difficult Women

Author : Roxane Gay
ISBN : 9780802189646
Genre : Fiction
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Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Gay returns with Difficult Women, a collection of stories of rare force and beauty, of hardscrabble lives, passionate loves, and quirky and vexed human connection. The women in these stories live lives of privilege and of poverty, are in marriages both loving and haunted by past crimes or emotional blackmail. A pair of sisters, grown now, have been inseparable ever since they were abducted together as children, and must negotiate the elder sister's marriage. A woman married to a twin pretends not to realize when her husband and his brother impersonate each other. A stripper putting herself through college fends off the advances of an overzealous customer. A black engineer moves to Upper Michigan for a job and faces the malign curiosity of her colleagues and the difficulty of leaving her past behind. From a girls’ fight club to a wealthy subdivision in Florida where neighbors conform, compete, and spy on each other, Gay delivers a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America reminiscent of Merritt Tierce, Jamie Quatro, and Miranda July.

The Storyteller

Author : Jodi Picoult
ISBN : 9781439149706
Genre : Fiction
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things, My Sister’s Keeper, and House Rules comes an astonishing and complex novel that proves some stories live forever. Mourning the passing of her mother, Sage Singer decides to attend a grief support group. She doesn’t expect to start an unlikely friendship with an elderly man also attending. Josef Weber is a beloved, retired teacher and Little League coach. Together they attempt to heal. But one day he asks Sage for a favor: to kill him. Shocked, Sage refuses but then he confesses his darkest and long-buried secret, one that irrevocably changes Sage’s worldview. She suddenly finds herself facing questions she never expected, such as what do you do when evil lives next door? Can someone who’s committed a truly heinous act ever atone for it with subsequent good behavior? Should you offer forgiveness to someone if you aren’t the party who was wronged? And most of all, if Sage even considers his request, is it murder or justice? The Storyteller explores these issues and more in this “profound and moving novel about secrets, lies, and how the power of stories can change the course of history” (Shelf Awareness).

Small Great Things

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Small Great Things: A Novel by Jodi Picoult | Book Summary | (With Bonus) Get the kindle version for free when you purchase the paperback version today! In her highly-anticipated new novel, Small Great Things, Jodi tackles the profoundly challenging yet essential con�cerns of our time: prejudice, race, and justice. Jodi Picoult is a writer who has dealt with weighty issues through her writings. In her 2 novels; Perfect Match and My Sister's Keeper, she has dealt with important issues such as child sexual abuse and teenagers with leukemia. Now, to most, Jodi Picoult's new novel about racism (Small Great Things) was one of the toughest and most touching novel she's written. Small Great Things is a story of racism in our modern time and day. Ruth Jefferson is labor and delivery nurse who is an African American. When working, Ruth had her usual checkup on a newborn. Ruth was reassigned to another patient because the white parents did not want an African American to touch their child. The hospital complies but it was only the next day and Ruth was alone with the child and the child was in cardiac distress. What should and what did Ruth do? Obey or disobey? "You don't love someone because they're perfect, you love them in spite of the fact that they're not" - Jodi Picoult This book is a unique standing by its own. In Small Great Things, Jodi tackles one of the most important yet challenging concerns throughout human history and even in our modern day: prejudice, race and justice. How will this book turn out to be? What lessons does it convey? Find out more... P.S. If you truly want to be much more aware about prejudice, racism and justice in our modern day, this book is perfect for you. The Time for Thinking is Over! Time for Action! Scroll Up Now and Click on the "Buy now with 1-Click" Button to Have this Book Delivered to Your Doorstep Right Away!!

Before We Were Yours

Author : Lisa Wingate
ISBN : 9780425284698
Genre : Fiction
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal.”* Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents—but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty. Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong. *Library Journal Praise for Before We Were Yours “A [story] of a family lost and found . . . a poignant, engrossing tale about sibling love and the toll of secrets.”—People “Sure to be one of the most compelling books you pick up this year. . . . Wingate is a master-storyteller, and you’ll find yourself pulled along as she reveals the wake of terror and heartache that is Georgia Tann’s legacy.”—Parade “One of the year’s best books . . . It is impossible not to get swept up in this near-perfect novel.”—The Huffington Post “Lisa Wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation’s history and weaves a tale of enduring power.”—Paula McLain, New York Times bestselling author of Circling the Sun

Sing You Home

Author : Jodi Picoult
ISBN : 1439149712
Genre : Fiction
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Every life has a soundtrack. All you have to do is listen. Music has set the tone for most of Zoe Baxter’s life. There’s the melody that reminds her of the summer she spent rubbing baby oil on her stomach in pursuit of the perfect tan. A dance beat that makes her think of using a fake ID to slip into a nightclub. A dirge that marked the years she spent trying to get pregnant. For better or for worse, music is the language of memory. It is also the language of love. In the aftermath of a series of personal tragedies, Zoe throws herself into her career as a music therapist. When an unexpected friendship slowly blossoms into love, she makes plans for a new life, but to her shock and inevitable rage, some people—even those she loves and trusts most—don’t want that to happen. Sing You Home is about identity, love, marriage, and parenthood. It’s about people wanting to do the right thing for the greater good, even as they work to fulfill their own personal desires and dreams. And it’s about what happens when the outside world brutally calls into question the very thing closest to our hearts: family. INCLUDES MP3S OF ORIGINAL SONGS Music by Ellen Wilber Lyrics by Jodi Picoult All songs performed by Ellen Wilber

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This book summary and analysis is created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. Ruth Jefferson is nurse at a hospital in Connecticut. She is considerably well-trained, with more than two decades of experience in labor and delivery. During one of her shifts, she performs a check-up on one newborn, only to be told moments later that she had been relieved of her duty and reassigned to a new patient. As it turns out, the newborn's parents are white supremacists, and they explicitly requested that Ruth, a black woman, not touch their baby. The hospital grants the request, but the following day, when Ruth is left alone in the nursery, the baby goes into cardiac arrest. Does Ruth obey the parents' wishes or does she try to save the child? Ruth was found by her superior idling, doing nothing to save the baby. The parents of the newborn charge Ruth with a serious crime. A white public defender named Kennedy McQuarrie takes Ruth's case, but she insists on not playing the race card in the courtroom. A conflicted Ruth strives to keep the life she has with her son at home as normal as she could. Both Ruth and Kennedy struggle to gain one another's trust, and they eventually discover that everything they know about themselves and others as well might just be not quite right. Small Great Things proves to be an outstanding achievement in tackling issues about race, prejudice, privilege, and justice. Raw, witty, and brutally honest—Jodi Picoult refuses to shy away from delicate matters and boldly states what the world needs to hear. Wait no more, take action and get this book now!

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