Characters
Ruth Jefferson (Female) , Nurse , African American , Mother , Labor and delivery nurse for over twenty years; white supremecist parents don't want Ruth to touch their child; later, she hesitates before performing CPR on their baby; charged with a serious crime
Kennedy McQuarrie () , Lawyer , White , Public defender
Genre
Fiction
Domestic
Sociological
Topics
Nurses
African American women
Parents
White supremacists
Race relations
Sick children
Mothers and sons
Media exploitation
Prejudice
Justice
Compassion
Moral dilemmas
Setting
Connecticut - New England (U.S.)
Time Period
-- 20th-21st century