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B.R.A.G Medallion Honeree

Book Description

Tony Johnson is a studious young man planning to soon 
graduate from much more than high school. Although his zip code places
him in a Bronx tenement pre 'rise of Obama', his sights are set far
beyond the trappings of a humble upbringing. Collegiate dreams
combined with falling in love with a white classmate put him strongly
at odds with his father. He incurs Lionel Johnson's wrath for the sins
of ambition and daring to be with Janet Mitchell. Seeing unrealized
goals reincarnated in the eyes of his eldest son remind Lionel of what
once could have been, and of what went wrong.

His own upbringing in a
segregated town established a bitter, prejudiced outlook that is the
only legacy he has to pass down to his children. When his job and role
as primary breadwinner are lost, Lionel's authority erodes and he
drowns disappointment one drink at a time. This affords Tony an
opportunity to assert independence rather than allowing history to
repeat itself and his fate to be set by chance and circumstance.
Throughout the course of a tumultuous year, Tony comes to learn that
the world is not as black and white as he and his father's opposing
mindsets would suggest.

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