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Olive Kitteridge Summary
Elizabeth Strout

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Olive Kitteridge Summary

Plot Summary

Olive Kitteridge is a novel by author Elizabeth Strout. The story follows the main character, Olive Kitteridge, as she deals with the daily life of living in a small town in Crosby, Maine. As a high school math teacher, Olive Kitteridge is responsible for teach many of the children that live in the town, once they are old enough to attend high school age. This type of interaction, plus the fact that everyone knows everyone in this small town, leads Olive Kitteridge to form her own opinions and judgments on the various people that live in the town.

Olive's opinions and judgments are not just reserved for the other people that live in Crosby. Olive also has strong opinions and judgments when it comes to her pharmacist husband, Henry Kitteridge, and her only child, son Christopher Kitteridge. The author introduces a series of characters in the novel and...

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