Colorblind: A Novel by Leah Harper BowronColorblind: A Novel by Leah Harper Bowron

Colorblind: A Novel

byLeah Harper Bowron

Paperback | July 11, 2017

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The time is 1968. The place is Montgomery, Alabama. The story is one of resilience in the face of discrimination and bullying. Using the racially charged word "Negro," two Caucasian boys repeatedly bully Miss Annie Loomis--the first African-American teacher at the all-white Wyatt Elementary School. At the same time, using the hateful word "harelip," the boys repeatedly bully Miss Loomis's eleven-year-old Caucasian student, Lisa Parker, who was born with cleft palate and cleft lip. Who will best the bullies? Only Lisa's mood ring knows for sure.
Leah Harper Bowron is a lawyer and James Joyce scholar. Her article "Coming of Age in Alabama:Ex parte DevineAbolishes the Tender Years Presumption" was published in theAlabama Law Review. She recently lectured on Joyce's novel Ulysses at the University of London and the Universite de Reims. She lives in Texas and has a daughter named ...
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Title:Colorblind: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 11, 2017Publisher:SparkPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943006083

ISBN - 13:9781943006083

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From the Author

"Bowron's debut novel is a short and fast-paced novel that will appeal to reluctant readers . . . The story demonstrates the bravery required to stand up to ignorance and cruelty; readers will appreciate the overall message of tolerance and acceptance embedded in this historical fiction novel."-VOYA Magazine

Editorial Reviews

2017 International Book Awards: Best New Fiction, Finalist2017 International Book Awards: Social Change, Finalist"Bowron's debut novel is a short and fast-paced novel that will appeal to reluctant readers . . . The story demonstrates the bravery required to stand up to ignorance and cruelty; readers will appreciate the overall message of tolerance and acceptance embedded in this historical fiction novel."-VOYA Magazine