Where the Heart Is

What is the theme in Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts?

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Coming of age is a major theme in the novel Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts. Coming of age involves the spiritual, emotional, moral, mental, and overall character growth of an individual based on real-life experiences of various kinds. Coming of age in the novel specifically deals with Novalee, who makes the transition from a teenager to a young woman.