All Our Yesterdays Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Because Parker is best known for the Spenser series, it would be appropriate to compare this novel with his more familiar ones. Such a comparison is doubly appropriate since many of the issues associated with All Our Yesterdays are also raised in the series books.

1. In what ways is Chris Sheridan like Spenser? Unlike him?

2. What social issues discussed in this novel are also present in the series books? Are the issues raised differently here? If so, how so?

3. It might be interesting to have the group compare Parker's family saga with other similar books they have read. There is a whole genre of novels set against a similar historical background which they could explore.

4. What is the relationship between the individual characters and the history against which they are portrayed?

5. In spite of the fact that All Our Yesterdays is not specifically a crime book...

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