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Staff Picks > Practical Jean by Trevor Cole

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message 1: by Cara (last edited Jan 30, 2012 10:58AM) (new)

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This story revolves around Jean, who has recently lost her mother to cancer. Jean was the primary caregiver, despite the tense relationship between her and her mother. While contemplating life, Jean decides that the best thing she can give those she loves is death after a happy event.

Jean plans to reunite with her best friend from high school, Cheryl, who is going through a difficult time, while also planning the demise of her best girl friends.

I found this story to be charming. Jean was quite a character, and the relationship with her mother, while awkward and terrifying, made me think about family dynamics.

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