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Colour Blind by Catherine Cookson

Colour Blind (1953)

by Catherine Cookson

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When Bridget McQueen announces she is getting married to a sailor, her family are delighted - until they see him and realise he is coloured. Her marriage fires a family feud that is to extend into the next generation. ( )
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0552146331, Paperback)

Can love overcome prejudice? Even in the worst days of the recession, the McQueen family remain upbeat. This is what keeps them strong — when all else fails, you can always laugh. Like many of the residents of Fifteen Streets, they are as blunt as they are big-hearted. So imagine their shock when Bridget McQueen brings home her African husband. Colour Blind is an absorbing story of prejudice, racial tension and family feuding in the 1920s.

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Times are hard in the Fifteen Streets during the Depression and neighbourhoods find themselves torn apart when families depart for the workhouse as their last sticks of furniture are carried off by the bailiffs. Even though there isn ?t much food on the table in the crowded McQueen house they still try to look on the bight side of life and make the best of every situation.… (more)

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