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Three Junes
by Glass, Julia
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1. Glass looks at the life of this extended family over three Junes. What would your life look like if you stepped back and looked at it this way?

2. In "Three Junes" the reader is introduced to a number of interesting characters. Whom did you find most interesting and why?

3. The novel is based on several interconnected relationships. Which seemed the most authentic to you?

4. Each part of the novel is set in a different location. How does the setting influence the story? Why is each place important to the characters?

5. Glass provides the reader with several views on death in this novel. How do the characters accept or come to terms with grief and loss? What is Glass trying to tell the reader about death?

6. "Collies," the first part of the novel, started off as a short story and a novella, and was then expanded into a full novel, structured as 3 separate but interconnected stories. What did you think of the way the author structured the book? Would it have been the same if she'd written a more traditional novel?

Additional discussion questions from: Reading Group Guides
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