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Carson Mccullers takes us into the life of a family during the great depression, and the struggles they face, especially that of the main character a young girl struggling with her faith, and wanting more than anything to be a musician. She dreams of one day owning a piano which her family can not afford. This book is a sad tale, and not for the light hearted.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   struggling to earn a living to survive    -   religious influences

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes

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