She searched the skies, wondering what the future really had in store for her; if she would ever find true happiness again, as happy as she’d been at Burning Palms, on a stolen night on the sand, when it was just she, Michael, the great southern lady and the moon.
Book Club Questions:
1. Did you feel Junie 'had' to marry Ernest?
2. Should she have told the truth about the baby to Ernest or Michael from the beginning?
3. In what ways did Marlon's own indigenous heritage affect his behaviour and decisions?
4. Did you feel Michael made the right choice about the Japanese prisoner at the time?
5. Was Katie too hard on Junie before she went to New Guinea?
6. Do you think Marlon made the right decision about the expedition?
7. Would you have forgiven Eliza?
8. Do you think Junie should have gone back into the jungle a second time at they end?
9. Did you agree with Marlon's pragmatic opinion about choosing realistic goals when it comes to happiness?
10. What are the multiple themes as suggested by the title?