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Novelist, short story writer, and poet, Maxine Clair has won many prizes for her works. October Brown is just beginning her teaching career when she gets pregnant by a married man. Abandoned by him, she gives the baby to her childless sister. But this sacrifice will haunt her until she decides to recover what she has lost. This unforgettable novel captures the divided social and racial climate of the 1950s. Download and start listening now!

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  • Clair tells her story with a pitch-perfect feel for the time and the people. Publishers Weekly
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About the Author

Maxine Clair is the author of Rattlebone, a collection of short stories that won the Chicago Tribune’s Heartland Prize for fiction; a collection of poems, Coping with Gravity; and a fiction chapbook, October Brown, which won Baltimore’s Artscape Prize. Born and raised in Kansas City, she worked for many years as chief medical technologist at the Children’s Medical Center in Washington, DC. She is now an associate professor of English at George Washington University and lives in Maryland.