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The Resource The silence of our friends, written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell

The silence of our friends, written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell

Label
The silence of our friends
Title
The silence of our friends
Statement of responsibility
written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1968 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houston's color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman
Summary
This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas, against the backdrop of the fight for civil rights. A white family from a notoriously racist neighborhood in the suburbs and a black family from its poorest ward cross Houstons color line, overcoming humiliation, degradation, and violence to win the freedom of five black college students unjustly charged with the murder of a policeman. --Publisher
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Great Graphic Novel for Teens, 2013.
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10069078
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.L67
LC item number
S55 2012
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The silence of our friends, written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5544015
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
198 p.
Isbn
9781596436183
Lccn
2011030477
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn713186129
  • (OCoLC)713186129
Label
The silence of our friends, written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell
Publication
Control code
5544015
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
198 p.
Isbn
9781596436183
Lccn
2011030477
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn713186129
  • (OCoLC)713186129

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