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Small Animals by Kim Brooks
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it was amazing
bookshelves: feminist, memoir, parenting
Read 2 times. Last read May 31, 2018 to June 1, 2018.

Harrowing, thought-provoking and fascinating - when Brooks left her young son in the car (cool day, locked doors, safe neighborhood) while she ran into a store, a stranger videotaped the moment and shared the video with police, kicking off a legal process that lasted more than two years. It also lead Brooks to question how our understanding of what is safe and what is acceptable changes. Part memoir, part cultural analysis, part parenting book. I LOVED this and will be talking it up to every parent I know.
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Finished Reading
May 31, 2018 – Started Reading
May 31, 2018 – Started Reading
May 31, 2018 – Shelved
June 1, 2018 – Finished Reading
June 6, 2018 – Shelved as: feminist
June 6, 2018 – Shelved as: memoir
June 6, 2018 – Shelved as: parenting

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