Crimes of the Family: The Best Kind of People

Crimes of the Family: The Best Kind of People

 

Author Zoe Whithall’s exploration of individuality inside the confines of a family in crisis with “The Best Kind of People” is another read that’s certain to generate all kinds of great book club conversation, if only for the many different lenses through which one can relate to or try to understand the characters that make up the Woodbury family:

  • George, the family patriarch — teacher and local hero, whose family name is one of the longest standing in Avalon Hills, long hailed for his bravery in confronting a school shooter and now under arrest, charged with the seediest of crimes and teacher can be accused of;
  • Joan, wife and mother — an ER nurse also lauded with praise from the community for her hard work, now ostracized and quietly accused of looking the other way, because of course she would know what her husband was doing, right? It’s everything she can do some days just to put one foot in front of the other as she tries to mother … You can read the entire review here.

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