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A drug deal goes south and a cop has been shot. Lil J's on the run. And he's starting to get dope sick. He'd do anything to change the last twenty-four hours, and when he stumbles into an abandoned building, it actually might be possible. . . .

Elements of magical realism intensify this harrowing story about drug use, violence, perceptions of reality, and second chances.

About the Author

Walter Dean Myers is a New York Timesbestselling and critically acclaimed author who has garnered much respect and admiration for his fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for young people. Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, he is considered one of the preeminent writers for children. He lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his family.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061214790
Author:
Myers, Walter Dean
Publisher:
Amistad
Subject:
Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse
Subject:
Social Issues - Violence
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Situations / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20100202
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.875 x 9.875 in 39.68 oz
Age Level:
from 14

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