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A Coming-Of Age Melodrama Is Steeped In Social Politics In 'The Mothers'

October 11th, 2016

Episode 531 of 550 episodes

Britt Bennett's debut novel centers on three African-American friends dealing with their community's expectations and their own mistakes. Critic Maureen Corrigan says it is full of "mini epiphanies."

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