Eyes Like Mine
lauren cecile, author
Eyes Like Mine is literary historical fiction depicting the intersecting lives of a wealthy Negro aristocrat living in Jim Crow Washington D.C. and a Jewish lawyer who fled Nazi Germany. When Justinia and Julius meet at an NAACP convention, they defy family and societal expectations and change each other's lives forever. Their story, told in alternating viewpoints with insightful wit and humor, reveals their experiences involving race and class and sacrifices they make while living and surviving the turbulent 1930s.