Bluebird Song by Morrison Phelps

By Morrison Phelps

BLUEBIRD music is a narrative for adults who care approximately adolescence concerns, and feature the braveness to examine childrens in lockup.

Based on decades of educating incarcerated little ones, writer Morrison Phelps provides a unprecedented glimpse into the lives of younger felons and the adults who supervise them. advised from “inside the fence,” Bluebird music facilities on 5 unforgettable characters whose interplay is marked by way of darkish drama, secret, mounting stress and humor that levels from sophisticated to ribald. those tale components culminate in a fateful coup de grâce that may depart a few readers with a feeling of disappointment and resignation, whereas others will locate desire and concept.

The surroundings is the Pacific Northwest the place Cedar Grove Correctional Facility for Boys (not a precise position) operates a college for the inmates. one of the college there’s a veteran instructor who in the past used to be a tender idealist. yet now burned-out and disaffected he’s given up on “these dead-end kids.” strangely, he studies a metamorphosis of perspective with the arriving of a brand new boy who turns out to have a mysterious goal for being one of the others.

Artfully crafted, Bluebird tune is either heartwarming and tragic because it captures the power, humor, concepts, edgy habit and expressions of incarcerated youth.

Themes contain: coming of age, betrayal, predicament of religion and a point of view on near-death reviews that provides a distinction to present popular culture books in regards to the hereafter.

WRITTEN FOR grownup READERS, MATURE teens will also BE CAPTIVATED through THIS REVEALING check out THE LIVES OF SO-CALLED "BAD BOYS" AS THEY DO THEIR TIME.

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