I've read this several times. Always at the direction of a teacher. I liked it well enough, but I don't see greatness. I feel the same way about Catcher in the Rye. American Novels, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby, Cant Wait, F Scott Fitzgerald, Favorite Book, Classic Reading, Time Favorite, High Schools
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Ami McKay's The Birth House. "The Birth House is an unforgettable tale of the struggles women have faced to have control of their own bodies and to keep the best parts of tradition alive in the world of modern medicine." I love the collage of texts, and Dora rare is a rounded, memorable character.
"They're certainly entitled to think that, and they're entitled to full respect for their opinions... but before I can live with other folks I've got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience." - Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird