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Author Sanchez, Eileen Harrison, author.

Title Freedom lessons : a novel / Eileen Harrison Sanchez.

Publication Info. Berkeley, CA : She Writes Press, a BookSparks impint, 2019.
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 95th Street Adult Fiction  F SANCHEZ    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F SANCHEZ    AVAILABLE
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Description ix, 245 pages ; 22 cm
Note Includes book club discussion questions (pages 244-245).
Summary "Louisiana. 1969. Colleen, a white northern teacher, enters into the unfamiliar culture of a small southern town and its unwritten rules as the town surrenders to mandated school integration. Frank, a black high school football player, protects his family with a secret. And Evelyn, an experienced teacher and prominent member of the local black community, must decide whether she is willing to place trust in her new white colleague. Told alternatively by Colleen, Frank, and Evelyn, Freedom lessons is the story of how the lives of these three very different people intersect in a time when our nation faced, as it does today, a crisis of race, unity, and identity"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Women teachers -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
African American women teachers -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
African American football players -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
School integration -- Louisiana -- Fiction.
Nineteen sixties -- Fiction.
Louisiana -- Race relations -- 20th century.
Genre Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781631526107 (paperback)
1631526103 (paperback)
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