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Another Day in the Death of America

Gary Younge

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE, THE JHALAK PRIZE, THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION AND THE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD Saturday, 23rd November 2013.
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Another Day in the Death of America A01 By (author) N Gary Younge 200 135 20 268 BC Paperback / softback 320 Guardian Faber Publishing Guardian Faber Publishing London United Kingdom BTC True crime 1.3 DNXC True crime SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE, THE JHALAK PRIZE, THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION AND THE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD Saturday, 23rd November 2013. SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE, THE JHALAK PRIZE, THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION AND THE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD Saturday, 23rd November 2013. It was just another day in America. And as befits an unremarkable day, ten children and teens were killed by gunfire. Far from being considered newsworthy, these everyday fatalities are simply a banal fact. The youngest was nine; the oldest nineteen. None made the news. There was no outrage at their passing. It was simply a day like any other day. Gary Younge picked it at random, searched for the families of these children and here, tells their stories. Another Day in the Death of America explores the way these children lived and lost their short lives, offering a searing portrait of the vulnerability of youth in contemporary America. Gary Younge is an award-winning journalist for the Guardian and The Nation magazine in the US. He was posted to the US for the Guardian for 12 years before returning to London in 2015. In 2009 he won the James Cameron Award for his coverage of the Obama campaign. In 2015 he won the David Nyhan Prize for Political Journalism from Harvard's Shorenstein Center. Younge's previous books include The Speech, Who Are We?, Stranger in a Strange Land and No Place Like Home. @garyyounge Short-listed for Orwell Prize 2017 01062017 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 9.99 0.00 9.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 32 GARD Y SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE, THE JHALAK PRIZE, THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION AND THE BREAD AND ROSES AWARD Saturday, 23rd November 2013. It was just another day in America. And as befits an unremarkable day, ten children and teens were killed by gunfire. Far from being considered newsworthy, these everyday fatalities are simply a banal fact. The youngest was nine; the oldest nineteen. None made the news. There was no outrage at their passing. It was simply a day like any other day. Gary Younge picked it at random, searched for the families of these children and here, tells their stories. Another Day in the Death of America explores the way these children lived and lost their short lives, offering a searing portrait of the vulnerability of youth in contemporary America.
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Book publisherGuardian Faber Publishing
Publication date1 Jun 2017
FormatPaperback
Pages320
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