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The Giver

The Giver

by Lois Lowry

Analysis: Trivia

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The face on the cover of the book is Carl Nelson, a painter whom Lowry interviewed and wrote about for a magazine she once worked for. She thought he had an amazing capacity to see color – far beyond what she possessed herself. Lowry later discovered that Nelson went blind in his old age.

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