We Shall Overcome

by Abbie Taylor



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/11/2007

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 318
ISBN : 9780595446193

About the Book

Lisa Taylor is visually impaired and manages her father's coin-operated machine business. She is terrified of policemen and of being arrested because of an incident that happened when her younger brother was apprehended on suspicion of arson years ago.

On the first day of the conflict with Iraq, as she is hurrying away from an anti-war demonstration after being threatened with arrest for civil disobedience, she is confronted by a newspaper reporter who asks her why she is running away. She tells him she is afraid she will lose her job if she is arrested.

The day after the protest march, Lisa meets John Macintosh, a bicycle patrol officer. After a short time, she falls in love with him. But Lisa must realize that police officers are human beings. She must learn to trust John after a close friend becomes a victim of acquaintance rape. Her future father-in-law must overcome his own stereotypes of people with disabilities. Will this couple marry and live happily ever after?

About the Author

Abbie Johnson Taylor lives in Sheridan, Wyoming, with her husband Bill. She serves as president of the Wyoming Council of the Blind, facilitates a support group for the visually impaired, sings in a barbershop group, and works out at the YMCA. Visit her web site at http://www.abbiejohnsontaylor.com.