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Benjamin Parzybok: IMG A Brief History of Video Games Played by Mayors, Presidents, and Emperors



Brandon Bartlett, the fictional mayor of Portland in my novel Sherwood Nation, is addicted to playing video games. In a city he's all but lost... Continue »
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Six incendiary stories that reflect the rage and frustration — and the determination to survive — of America's disenfranchised inner-city youth

Concrete Candy marks the debut of an astonishing new writer — notable both for the authenticity and immediacy of his voice and for his age: fifteen. Three years ago, Apollo, a child of the inner city and a protege of the acclaimed novelist Jess Mowry, began writing stories that reflect the tension, drama, and pathos of the urban reality he has lived and witnessed. The result is this collection of six powerful, haunting tales of boys dangerously adrift in the 'hood.

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ISBN:
9780385477802
Author:
Apollo
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
American - African American & Black
Subject:
Inner cities
Subject:
Afro-American teenage boys -- Fiction.
Subject:
Inner cities -- United States -- Fiction.
Subject:
African American teenage boys
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
African-American & Black
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
9430
Publication Date:
19960431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.98x5.44x.38 in. .44 lbs.

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