The Resource Small great things : a novel, Jodi Picoult

Small great things : a novel, Jodi Picoult

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Small great things : a novel
Title
Small great things
Title remainder
a novel
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Jodi Picoult
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eng
Summary
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 #1 New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult. "[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"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."--PopsugarFrom the Hardcover edition
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TEFOD
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1966-
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Picoult, Jodi
Dewey number
813/.54
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LC call number
PS3566.I372
LC item number
L58 2016ab
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fiction
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Read by Ari Fliakos, Cassandra Campbell and Audra McDonald
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  • McDonald, Audra
  • Campbell, Cassandra
  • Fliakos, Ari
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  • African American nurses
  • White supremacy movements
  • Maternity nursing
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • African American nurses
  • Maternity nursing
  • White supremacy movements
  • Fiction
  • Literature
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Small great things : a novel, Jodi Picoult
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Unabridged.
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9780735210189
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Small great things : a novel, Jodi Picoult
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Publication
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online resource
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (16 hr., 2 min., 33 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780735210189
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sound
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  • remote
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other
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9E24A0F0-7AC1-414B-91E6-A8370FDD03AD
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(OCoLC)960637421
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