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Cuesta Library Virtual Book Club: Words of Change: July's Pick: Little Fires Everywhere

Cuesta Library Virtual Book Club: Words of Change-

July's Book Pick

Themes

  • Mothers—their relationships with their children, the choices they make to balance motherhood with the rest of their lives
  • Racial and socio-economic factors in American life, c.1990s (setting of book)
  • The burden of secrets
  • The search for identity; loneliness; and/or not fitting in
  • Complications that come with living in a carefully planned suburban community
  • The philosophy of The Shakers (religious group w/many “utopian” villages in the Eastern U.S.)