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Another day in the death of America

Author: Gary Younge
Publisher: London : Guardian Books ; London : Faber and Faber Ltd. ; London : Bloomsbury House, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. Younge chose November 23, 2013, with ten such deaths, and over a period of twenty-four hours reveals the powerful human stories behind the statistics. The result is a gripping chronicle of an ordinary but deadly day in American life, and a series of character portraits of young people taken from us far too soon and those they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Younge
ISBN: 9781783351350 1783351357 9781783351015 1783351012
OCLC Number: 960276789
Awards: The Orwell Prize (UK) : Longlist, 2017.
Description: ix, 306 pages : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Jaiden Dixon, Grove City, Ohio --
Kenneth Mills-Tucker, Indianapolis, Indiana --
Stanley Taylor, Charlotte, North Carolina --
Pedro Cortez, San Jose, Calefornia --
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 Saturday 23 November 2013 ten children were shot dead. It was just another day in the death of America, where on average seven children and teens are killed by guns daily. Younge picked this day  Read more...

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