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Call Me By My Name


Author: John Ed  BRADLEY
Publisher: Atheneum
Subject/Category:  9-12
Year Reviewed:: 2015
ISBN: 9.78144e+012
Review: Growing up in Louisiana in the late 1960s, Tater Henry has experienced a lot of race-based mistreatment. His town is slow to desegregate and slower still to leave behind deep-seated prejudice. Rodney befriends Tater, beginning a friendship which grows and becomes an unstoppable force on the football field. But Tater and Rodney's twin, Angie, are growing closer too, and Rodney's world is turned upside down. The casual prejudice then so prevalent in the Deep South is conveyed in first person as Rodney must grapple with a growing hate he did not know was inside him.

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