The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

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What social concerns does this book raise?

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Overall, the basic challenge in this question is that there is a desire to extrapolate social concerns out of a primarily personal setting.  The book and the characters operate out of their own sense of reality and there is not much in way of these characters stepping out into the social realm.  If one were to find social implications in the text, I would think that one of the most profound would be how individuals deal...

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