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Prince Edward

Author: Dennis McFarland
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In August of 1959, young Benjamin Rome's hometown in rural Virginia becomes divided over an order to desegregate its public schools. When events lead to an explosive climax, Ben finds himself facing choices beyond his years.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis McFarland
ISBN: 0805075208 9780805075205 0805068333 9780805068337
OCLC Number: 52757463
Description: 354 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Dennis McFarland.

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This is the story of ten year old Benjamin Rome, and his hometown of Farmville, in Virginia. In August 1959 the Supreme Court has ordered the state to desegregate the schools. Ben finds himself  Read more...

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"No novel I've read in recent years conveys with greater accuracy, intensity and artistry the agonies of grief...Searing, wrenching reading...As with any work of breathtaking prose, the effect is Read more...

 
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