Grand Union Summary
Zadie Smith

Everything you need to understand or teach Grand Union by Zadie Smith.

  • Grand Union Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Grand Union Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Grand Union Overview

Grand Union is a collection of 19 short stories, some previously published, others entirely new, by the author Zadie Smith. Her characters contend with difficult situations like abandonment, the wounds from childhood trauma interfering in daily life, and racially motivated violence. Smith also experiments with form in stories that feature snapshots or impressions from imagined lives in New York City. The collection addresses themes related to aging, racial prejudice, and motherhood, among others.

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