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The Friendship

(1987)
(Book 5.5 in the Logan Family Saga series)
A Novella by

 
 
It's hot and humid in 1933 Mississippi, when an elderly black man and a white store owner test their friendship against a backdrop of racism and peer pressure. An explosive confrontation takes place when the black man, Tom Bee, greets the clerk, John Wallace, by his first name--an intimacy unheard of at the time. A group of witnesses heckles Wallace for what they perceive as his permissiveness, and in spite of his private promise to Bee to allow him to greet him this way, Wallace betrays Bee, shooting him in the leg. This brief but poignant story won the 1988 Coretta Scott King Award. It provides strong characterization as well as food for thought on racism and human relations.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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October 2008 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Friendship
Author(s): Mildred D Taylor
ISBN: 1-4395-5489-7 / 978-1-4395-5489-0 (USA edition)
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September 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Friendship
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February 1998 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Friendship
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February 1998 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Friendship
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September 1987 : USA Hardback
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Title: Taylor Mildred D. : Friendship (Library Edn)
Author(s): Mildred D Taylor
ISBN: 0-8037-0418-6 / 978-0-8037-0418-3 (USA edition)
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February 1998 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Friendship (Logan Family Saga)
Author(s): Max Ginsberg, Mildred Taylor
ISBN: 0-14-038964-4 / 978-0-14-038964-7 (UK edition)
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February 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Friendship
Author(s): Mildred D Taylor
ISBN: 0-606-12938-3 / 978-0-606-12938-1 (USA edition)
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Title: The Friendship
Author(s): Mildred D Taylor
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Title: The Friendship
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February 1998 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Friendship (Logans Book 5)
Author(s): Mildred D Taylor
Publisher: Puffin Books
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