All We Ever Wanted Summary
Emily Giffin

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All We Ever Wanted Overview

In the novel, All We Ever Wanted by Emily Giffin, wife and mother Nina Browning realized when her son, Finch, took and shared a photo of a girl that was both sexually explicit and racially charged, that their status as a wealthy family had contributed to his moral ineptitude. While Nina’s husband, Kirk, wanted to erase Finch’s wrongdoing by paying off the girl’s father, Nina wanted her son to understand what he had done was wrong. Themes in the novel include the pervasiveness of sexual assault, the ignorance of racism, and the impact of materialism on values.

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