Eye to the Sky

Storytelling on the Edge of Magic

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Publisher Description

Nobody knows how to tell a story like Bobby Norfolk, and here he tells his own life story. Norfolk grew up in hardscrabble neighborhoods of Saint Louis, Missouri, during the 1950s and 60s, sometimes walking to elementary school from an apartment his parents could not afford to heat. Lifting himself up by force of will and God-given talent, Norfolk defeated a childhood stutter to become a high school dramatist and later an exceptional college student. The path was never easy—and often frightening. With men of color being killed all-too-frequently in America, Norfolk sought a personal identity based upon talent and hard work, but also upon where safety and justice might be found. He tells these stories—some heartwarming or humorous, some frightful and treacherous—honestly, with a graceful mindfulness that all would do well to emulate.

GENRE
Biographies & Memoirs
RELEASED
2016
February 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
192
Pages
PUBLISHER
Parkhurst Brothers, Inc.
SELLER
Chicago Distribution Center
SIZE
6.3
MB

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