Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten - download pdf or read online

By Gary Younge

ISBN-10: 1504741412

ISBN-13: 9781504741415

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ISBN-13: 9781568589756

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A well timed chronicle of what's now a regular day in the United States, the place gun violence frequently takes the lives of youngsters and teenagers, and leaves shattered households in its wake.

Winner of the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize
Shortlisted for the 2017 Hurston/Wright beginning Award
Finalist for the 2017 Helen Bernstein ebook Award for Excellence in Journalism
Longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non Fiction
On a regular day in the United States, seven young children and youths might be shot lifeless. In Another Day within the dying of America, award-winning journalist Gary Younge tells the tales of the lives misplaced in the course of one such day. it will possibly were any day, yet he selected November 23, 2013. Black, white, and Latino, elderly 9 to nineteen, they fell at sleepovers, on road corners, in stairwells, and all alone doorsteps. From the agricultural Midwest to the barrios of Texas, the narrative crisscrosses the rustic over a interval of twenty-four hours to bare the total human tales at the back of the gun-violence records and the short mentions in neighborhood papers of lives lost.

This strong and relocating paintings places a human face-a kid's face-on the "collateral harm" of gun deaths around the nation. this isn't a ebook approximately gun keep watch over, yet approximately what occurs in a rustic the place it doesn't exist. What emerges in those pages is a searing and pressing portrait of youngster, kinfolk, and firearms in the United States today.

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