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Another day in the death of America : a chronicle of ten short lives

Author: Gary Younge
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, [2016]
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"On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during the course of a single day in the United States. It could have been any day, but Younge has chosen November 23, 2013. From Jaiden Dixon (9), shot point-blank by his mother's ex-boyfriend on his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Younge, Gary.
Another day in the death of America.
New York : Nation Books, [2016]
(DLC) 2016014076
(OCoLC)945232454
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Younge
ISBN: 9781568589763 156858976X
OCLC Number: 959967574
Awards: Short-listed for Orwell Prize 2017
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 267 pages)
Contents: Jaiden Dixon, Grove City, Ohio --
Kenneth Mills-Tucker, Indianapolis, Indiana --
Stanley Taylor, Charlotte, North Carolina --
Pedro Cortez, San Jose, California --
Tyler Dunn, Marlette, Michigan --
Edwin Rajo, Houston, Texas --
Samuel Brightmon, Dallas, Texas --
Tyshon Anderson, Chicago, Illinois --
Gary Anderson, Newark, New Jersey --
Gustin Hinnant, Goldsboro, North Carolina.
Responsibility: Gary Younge.

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On average, seven kids under the age of nineteen are shot dead in America every day. Here, award-winning journalist Gary Younge chronicles the lives of the young people killed by guns on November 23,  Read more...

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