NORVEL

An American Hero

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Pub Date 19 Feb 2020 | Archive Date 23 Jun 2022

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Description

Discover an unsung American hero in this engaging historical novel.

This meticulously researched read follows the remarkable life of Norvel Lee, a Black Olympic gold medalist, Tuskegee Airman, military officer, and prominent educator who grew up in Jim Crow-era Virginia and brought a landmark civil rights case to court.

An award-winning book that inspired a historical marker recognizing Norvel Lee's remarkable accomplishments!

Discover an unsung American hero in this engaging historical novel.

This meticulously researched read follows the remarkable life of Norvel Lee, a Black Olympic gold medalist, Tuskegee Airman...


Advance Praise

""NORVEL tells a fascinating story that has been long overlooked about how a country kid from the Blue Ridge Mountains rose to become an Olympic boxer, battling both opponents and racial discrimination along the way. This is a must-read for anyone who wants to know the stories that weren't told during the Jim Crow era."" - Dwayne Yancey, Cardinal News Executive Editor

""It is truly astounding to believe that everything captured in this novel is authentically about one great man, a man who should've been more well known before this masterpiece and deserves nothing but acclaim and recognition. Conklin so tirelessly retold Norvel Lee's life events in such a genuine way it's hard to believe he wasn't there with him during all these moments. This book reads like a remarkable work of fiction, so smooth and entrancing, it goes beyond words to express how inspirational and touching this extraordinary man's life was, and if readers don't feel pushed to rise above and make wondrous things happen in their life no matter the effort or time like Norvel did, than I challenge this book wasn't read carefully enough."" - Victoria Whitehead, VineVoice

""NORVEL tells a fascinating story that has been long overlooked about how a country kid from the Blue Ridge Mountains rose to become an Olympic boxer, battling both opponents and racial...


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