Pie Town

By Lynne Hinton
(William Morrow & Company, Paperback, 9780062045089, 328pp.)

Publication Date: June 2011

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Pie Town, New Mexico, was once legendary for its extraordinary pies. But it's been a while since these delectable desserts graced the counter at the local diner. The townspeoplea hearty mix of Anglos, Hispanics, and Native Americanslike to think of themselves as family, especially when it comes to caring for Alex, a disabled little boy being raised by his grandparents. But, unforeseen by all, Pie Town's fortunes are about to take a major turndue to the arrival of a new priest, Father George Morris, who seems woefully unprepared for his first assignment, and the young hitchhiker Trina, who some townsfolk just know is trouble. . . .

About the Author
LYNNE HINTON is a writer and journalist. She is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Friendship Cake", "Hope"" Springs" and "Forever Friends" (The Hope Springs Trilogy), among other books, and writes a monthly column for "The Charlotte Observer". She lives in New Mexico, where serves as pastor of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in New Mexico.

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  1. New Mexico is often described as three cultures living together:Native American, Hispanic, and Caucasian. Which characters in the book represent these three cultures, and how?

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