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Our Kind: A Novel in Stories - Study Guide The Intervention Summary & Analysis

Kate Walbert
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The intervention takes place over a couple days. The group of friends from a small town gathers together in late summer at the home of the crusading recovering alcoholic Canoe. Around her pool and patio area they make plans to intervene in the drinking lifestyle and habits of Him. Canoe is concerned that His blood not be on her hands. She fears He will kill himself within a month if they don't intervene. They plan to take Him to the Center and have Him admitted for alcoholism treatment.

He is a successful realtor they all know and love. He is a colleague of their ex-husbands, and known by them since they arrived in town. Canoe states she should not explain the intervention. She has Pips Phelp, the expert and a lawyer, do that. The female friends gathered together recognize He could drive up at any...

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