Download PDF by Gary Younge: Another Day in the Death of America: A Chronicle of Ten

By Gary Younge

ISBN-10: 1504741412

ISBN-13: 9781504741415

ISBN-10: 1568589751

ISBN-13: 9781568589756

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A well timed chronicle of what's now a normal day in the USA, the place gun violence usually takes the lives of kids and teenagers, and leaves shattered households in its wake.

Winner of the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas Prize
Shortlisted for the 2017 Hurston/Wright origin Award
Finalist for the 2017 Helen Bernstein publication Award for Excellence in Journalism
Longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non Fiction
On a regular day in the US, seven kids and youths might be shot useless. 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 might were any day, yet he selected November 23, 2013. Black, white, and Latino, elderly 9 to nineteen, they fell at sleepovers, on highway corners, in stairwells, and on their lonesome 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 entire human tales in 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 state. this isn't a e-book 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 juvenile, family members, and firearms in the United States today.

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