Mick

The Blue-eyed Son Trilogy

Lynch, Chris

Publisher: Open Road Media
Published: March 5, 2013
Categories: Literary Fiction, Religious Fiction
Audience: Young Adult (age 12-17)
Distributed By: Axis 360
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Does being loyal make you a hero or a coward?
Fifteen-year-old, Irish-American Mick lives in the heavily segregated streets of Boston, where loyalty is paramount and straying from your roots is dangerous. After taking part in a racist attack during a crowded Saint Patrick’s Day parade, Mick, who is caught on a TV camera, is considered a hero by his alcoholic older brother and the barflys from his neighborhood pub. But his school becomes a battlefield when Mick becomes the target of every group that has ever wanted to get a fist on him. As Mick becomes more aware of the humanity behind color lines, he realizes that tormenting people for nothing more than the color of their skin is just plain wrong—but separating himself from his roots will be Mick’s biggest fight yet.
 
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Chris Lynch including rare images from the author’s personal collection.