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It’s how you act on assumptions that makes all the difference. Like other bleeding heart liberals, I’m hoping that society in general will continue to become more tolerant and accepting of people’s differences.
This is a story of awakening and discovery as Miss Pettigrew becomes a real-life Cinderella who has been gifted 24 hours to live a life she had never before dreamed of but embraces whole heartedly.
Written as an exploitation film parody, this feminist dystopian comic is sure to make many feel “noncompliant”. Of course, life on the Auxillary Compliance Outpost known as Bitch Planet isn’t easy.
Taking place in the “wilds of Canada” did intrigue me -- so I thought I would pick it up while visiting Ontario (where this book takes place). Plus, the beginnings of a few politically charged discussions can be found in this book along with some lovely scenes in nature.
There were moments of unsatisfied narrative threads throughout the film, such as the mention of a father who never showed up although the step mother continuously said “he’s on his way.” And perhaps this would have been a lovely analogy of someone enduring dissatisfaction (since when is real life ever so neat?).
Part of this book’s message is to preserve a few moments of history, to return a bit of what was lost during Hurricane Katrina. Poetry aided in commemorating this event so that it will remain in the collective memory of this country. It is a service to those whose words were lost and to those who have endured Hurricane Katrina and are now enduring Hurricane Harvey.
It’s beautifully written and it’s the perfect way to learn more about the people in this great country of ours.