Lost in the City: Stories Topics for Discussion

Edward P. Jones
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In The Girl Who Raised Pigeons are the pigeons just birds? Do the symbols represent something else? What do they represent?

The First Day suggests that an illiterate mother wants her child to attend a particular school. What reasons are suggested in the narrative for the mother's selection of schools?

Cassandra, in The Night Rhonda Ferguson Was Killed, is nicknamed Mack Truck. Based on this nickname, how do you picture her in your mind?

The Store tells the story of the development of the narrator and protagonist as he works in a grocery store over the course of several years. What is the name of the protagonist?

In An Orange Line Train to Ballston a single mother finds a man attractive and wants him to initiate some type of relationship. The man does not respond. Do you think the man knew the woman wanted...

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