Suburban Mosaic

Breakfast at Sally’s: One Homeless Man’s Inspirational Journey

By Richard LeMieux


Discussion Questions

Breakfast at Sallys

  1. Describe Richard at different points in the book.  How does he change?  Do you find him to be sympathetic?  Do you like him?
  2. What did you think of C?  What impact does he have on Richard?
  3. Willow is an important part of Richard’s story.  How would his experiences be different without her?
  4. What other characters and situations did you find memorable?  What made them stand out?
  5. Though dealing with very serious realities, Breakfast at Sally’s is hopeful and inspiring.  How does LeMieux keep the story from becoming preachy or weighed down with heavy issues?
  6. Did this story change your perception of the homeless?  In what ways?
  7. How is this book relevant to our communities today?  What messages does it convey?  What can we do?