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Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

 Export to Your Calendar 2/25/2018
When: 02/25/2018
3:00 - 5:00 pm
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Office of Dr. Sondra Goldstein
16055 Ventura Blvd #923
Encino, California  91436
United States
Contact: Dr. Sondra Goldstein

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LACPA’s Winter Book Club Meetings
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
 
Jodi Picoult’s Small Great Things is about racism, choice, fear, and hope. The novel is based on the true story of a labor and delivery nurse who was prohibited from caring for a newborn because the father requested that no African-American nurses tend to his baby. In the fictional version, Ruth, the African-American nurse in question, finds herself on trial for events related to the same request made by a white supremacist father. Using the narratives of Ruth, the baby’s father, and the female public defender who takes Ruth’s case, Picoult examines multiple facets of racism. The topic of race in America is difficult to talk about, but in in an honest and revealing way Picoult allows readers to draw their own conclusions about how we see ourselves and others in the world. Small Great Things is an important and thought-provoking novel about power and prejudice that deserves to be read, digested, and shared with others. --Seira Wilson, The Amazon Book Review
 
Also from Amazon: 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.  Another review states: 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.
 
 
 
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Encino

Sunday, February 25th at 3:00 PM

Office of Dr. Sondra Goldstein

16055 Ventura Blvd #923

Encino CA 91436

4drsgold@gmail.com

(818) 783-4683 

 

 

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