The Resource Long way down, Jason Reynolds, (electronic resource)

Long way down, Jason Reynolds, (electronic resource)

Label
Long way down
Title
Long way down
Statement of responsibility
Jason Reynolds
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Language
eng
Summary
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature INCLUDES AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR! An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds's fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds--the time it takes a kid to decide whether or not he's going to murder the guy who killed his brother.A cannon. A strap. A piece. A biscuit. A burner. A heater. A chopper. A gat. A hammer A tool for RULE Or, you can call it a gun. That's what fifteen-year-old Will has shoved in the back waistband of his jeans. See, his brother Shawn was just murdered. And Will knows the rules. No crying. No snitching. Revenge. That's where Will's now heading, with that gun shoved in the back waistband of his jeans, the gun that was his brother's gun. He gets on the elevator, seventh floor, stoked. He knows who he's after. Or does he? As the elevator stops on the sixth floor, on comes Buck. Buck, Will finds out, is who gave Shawn the gun before Will took the gun. Buck tells Will to check that the gun is even loaded. And that's when Will sees that one bullet is missing. And the only one who could have fired Shawn's gun was Shawn. Huh. Will didn't know that Shawn had ever actually USED his gun. Bigger huh. BUCK IS DEAD. But Buck's in the elevator? Just as Will's trying to think this through, the door to the next floor opens. A teenage girl gets on, waves away the smoke from Dead Buck's cigarette. Will doesn't know her, but she knew him. Knew. When they were eight. And stray bullets had cut through the playground, and Will had tried to cover her, but she was hit anyway, and so what she wants to know, on that fifth floor elevator stop, is, what if Will, Will with the gun shoved in the back waistband of his jeans, MISSES. And so it goes, the whole long way down, as the elevator stops on each floor, and at each stop someone connected to his brother gets on to give Will a piece to a bigger story than the one he thinks he knows. A story that might never know an END...if WILL gets off that elevator. Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds
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technical information on music
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Reynolds, Jason
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[Fic]
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LC call number
PZ7.5.R49
LC item number
Lon 2017
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Revenge
  • Brothers
  • Conduct of life
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)
Target audience
adolescent
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Label
Long way down, Jason Reynolds, (electronic resource)
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spoken word
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rdacontent
Control code
on1007705366
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (01 hr., 44 min., 33 sec.))
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online
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9781508241584
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  • (OCoLC)1007705366
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Label
Long way down, Jason Reynolds, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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on1007705366
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (01 hr., 44 min., 33 sec.))
File format
unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781508241584
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
33365202-D7C8-44CC-BEF1-264A657B4D89
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  • (Sirsi) o1007705366
  • (OCoLC)1007705366
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