Sovereign Women Book Summary and Study Guide

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They were five young and uneducated single mothers bringing up their children on state welfare. Living in a city slum while trying desperately to survive through the endless poverty, violence, substance and sexual abuse. But, it is not until an unusual and unexpected opportunity brings them to Nebraska and an elderly farm woman, Emma Tucson, which their incredible journey from poverty to sovereignty begins.
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Emma, desperate to hold onto her land after the mysterious deaths of her entire family had left her the prime suspect, welcomes the women and their children to live and work the farm in an exchange to inherit the farm when she dies.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   60's-90's


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   lot of descript of crop raising Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   rape/molest Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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