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Small great things : a novel

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Toronto : Random House Canada, 2016.  |  

Includes bibliographical references.

"A young woman and her husband, admitted to hospital to have a baby, request that their nurse be reassigned--they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her indecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial, represented by a white public defender who warns against bringing race into the courtroom. As the two come to develop a truer understanding of each other's lives, they begin to doubt the beliefs they each hold most dear."--Provided by publisher.

Branch Call Number Location Status Due Date
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library FIC PICOU New Fiction On holds shelf -
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library FIC PICOU Adult Express Available -

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

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African American nurses
Trials
Criminal defense lawyers
Race relations
Racism
Connecticut
Legal stories.

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