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Clothesline Swing: Bully Ian and Pearl Earring

clothesline swing: New Boy, Tracy Chevalier Osei, 11, the son of a Ghanaian diplomat, is the new boy at this all-white school in suburban Washington in the 1970s, according to Toronto Star. Dee, the school's golden girl, makes friends with him, a gesture that bully Ian cannot tolerate. Knopf Canada Sun of a Distant Land, David Bouchet, translated by Claire Holden Rothman Esplanade Books The Clothesline Swing, Ahmad Danny Ramadan Nightwood The Leavers, Lisa Ko Algonquin Books By Sarah Murdoch Arrivals Fri., July 14, 2017 The immigrant experience in North America provides a rich canvas for storytelling, as these five new novels demonstrate. This retelling of Othello unfolds over the course of one violent day. She is best known for her 1999 novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring. Tracy Chevalier's inspiration for this novel was her own school days at a mostly black school in Washington, where she learned what it meant to be an outsider. ( As reported in the news.