Monday, December 25, 2017

Small -- Great -- Things

My end of year read .......  a bit of ongoing espionage and savage killing by Lee Child's "Night School" by the bedside each night....

Then there is my BOOK ON CD -- listening in my car driving adventures about town ...Small Great Things by    ....  I checked up on the Goodreads as such....
.........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, a
nd candor, Jodi Picoult tackles race, privilege, prejudice, justice, and compassion—and doesn't offer easy answers........

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