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Green by Keith C. Clark
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Green follows its African American hero, Wish Fitzgerald, through parts of five decades as he struggles against bigotry, tragedy and more to achieve his improbable dream of playing in the storied Masters golf tournament. Woven into Wish's journey is his on-again, off-again friendship with wealthy white county club scion Jackson Spears. The unusual friendship that begins as teenagers ultimately changes both boys forever. This is a story about how racism begets racism, about a hero who is hard to love but easy to root for, about the often immense challenges and great rewards of friendship across racial and socio-economic lines and especially about not giving up on your dreams.… (more)

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