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Echo Burning Themes

Lee Child
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Themes

Racial Profiling

Carmen grows up in a well heeled Mexican family in California. They own property and hire white people to work the land for them. She never spends any time in Mexico, and though she is raised in relative luxury, she is not arrogant about her family's wealth. She attends good schools,but fits in, and in all of her youth is hardly aware of her heritage or her nationality. When she meets Sloop, a Texas 'good old boy' from a wealthy Texan family, she thinks nothing of his background or heritage. She loves him, and he doesn't seem to have any feelings about her nationality one way or another. They have a happy and loving relationship, even marrying when Carmen realizes she's pregnant, though they do this without either of their families in attendance. In fact, neither family approves much of the union, but Carmen has no...

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