(W) William Harms (A) Mark Bloodworth (CA) Brian Wood by William Harms & Mark Bloodworth
Set in Friend, Nebraska during World War II, Abel is the story of racism, betrayal, and murder. At the center is thirteen-year-old John Vitosh, a lonely boy who lives under the constant violence of his older brother Philip. Friendless, John is taken under the wing of Mr. Mar, a Chinese man-servant for the wealthy Mr. Harrison. It is a friendship which threatens to not only rip apart the Vitosh family, but the entire community of Friend as well..