At a glance:
- Author: Edward Bloor
- First Published: 1997
- Type of Work: Novel
- Genres: Long fiction, Bildungsroman, Novel
- Subjects: United States or Americans, Parents and children, Twentieth century, Blindness or blind persons, Betrayal, Brothers, Violence, Florida, Fruit
- Locales: United States, Florida, North America
Paul Fisher is an outsider. Transplanted at the beginning of his seventh-grade year from Houston to Florida, where his father has accepted a position as county engineer and where his older brother, Erik, a talented place-kicker, can pursue options for scholarships in a state fanatic about football, Paul does not easily fit in. Told that during an eclipse when he was five he foolishly stared directly into the sun and permanently damaged his eyes, he is now legally blind and wears thick glasses that have made him both self-conscious and introspective. Indeed, his lengthy...
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