American Families: Diversity in Fiction

They May Not Mean To, But They Do - Cathleen Schine
A Jewish family in New York copes with their widowed mother, and she with her children and extended family.
The Maid’s Version - Daniel Woodrell
A Depression-era tragedy in the MIssouri Ozarks shapes the hard-working grandmother and the grandson sent to spend a summer with her.
The Turner House - Angela Flournoy
Detroit in 2008 is the setting of an African American family’s story.
The Book of Unknown Americans - Cristina Henriquez
Immigrants who find themselves in Delaware include the Riveras from Mexico and the Toro family from Panama and their Latino friends and neighbors.