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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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10069078
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Long, Mark
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Demonakos, Jim
  • Powell, Nate
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American college students
  • Civil rights movements
  • Texas
  • Texas
  • African Americans
  • College students
  • Civil rights movements
  • Texas
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
Label
The silence of our friends, written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
198 p.
Isbn
9781596436183
Lccn
2011030477
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)713186129
Label
The silence of our friends, written by Mark Long & Jim Demonakos ; art by Nate Powell
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
198 p.
Isbn
9781596436183
Lccn
2011030477
Other physical details
chiefly ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)713186129

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