Small Great Things by Jodi Piccoult

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Reviewed by Stephanie Ramirez (Library Staff)

With a story ripped from the headlines, Jodi Picoult stuns with a story of family, tragedy, and ultimately, the inherent racism in society. Ruth Jefferson is an African American woman who has worked hard all her life to be where she is: a successful labor and delivery nurse. Turk Bauer is the opposite: a violent, vehement white supremacist who believes in “white power” and the ascension of the Aryan race. When Turk’s young son dies under Ruth’s watch, Ruth suddenly finds herself on trial for murder and the center of a national debate. Excellent, taut storytelling makes this one a must-read!

Located in Adult Fiction (FIC PICCOULT)

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