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Call Me by My Name

(2014)
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From former football star and bestselling author John Ed Bradley comes a searing look at love, life, and football in the face of racial adversity. "Heartbreaking," says Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak.

Growing up in Louisiana in the late 1960s, Tater Henry has experienced a lot of prejudice. His town is slow to desegregate and slower still to leave behind deep-seated prejudice.

Despite the town's sensibilities, Rodney Boulett and his twin sister Angie befriend Tater, and as their friendship grows stronger, Tater and Rodney become an unstoppable force on the football field. That is, until Rodney sees Tater and Angie growing closer, too, and Rodney's world is turned upside down. Teammates, best friends - Rodney's world is threatened by a hate he did not know was inside of him.

As the town learns to accept notions like a black quarterback, some changes may be too difficult to accept.

"John Ed Bradley skillfully shines a beam of humanity through the prism of the game, revealing to us the full spectrum of its colors, from love to hate, bigotry to tolerance, and devotion to betrayal. Anyone who ever played high school football or loved someone who has should read this book." - Tim Green, retired NFL player and bestselling author

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"HEARTBREAKING." - Laurie Halse Anderson


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Hardback Editions

May 2015 : USA Library Binding

Title: Call Me by My Name
Author(s): John Ed Bradley
ISBN: 1-68065-012-2 / 978-1-68065-012-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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May 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Call Me By My Name
Author(s): John Ed Bradley
ISBN: 1-4424-9793-9 / 978-1-4424-9793-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Call Me By My Name
Author(s): John Ed Bradley
ISBN: 1-4424-9794-7 / 978-1-4424-9794-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Call Me By My Name
Author(s): John Ed Bradley
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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May 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Call Me By My Name
Author(s): John Ed Bradley
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK