The Resource Dodgers, Bill Beverly

Dodgers, Bill Beverly

Label
Dodgers
Title
Dodgers
Statement of responsibility
Bill Beverly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When East, a low-level lookout for a Los Angeles drug organisation, loses his watch house in a police raid, his boss recruits him for a very different job: a road trip straight down the middle of white, rural America to assassinate a judge in Wisconsin. Having no choice, East and a crew of untested boys - including his trigger-happy younger brother, Ty - leave the only home they've ever known with a roll of cash, a map and a gun they shouldn't have. Along the way, the country surprises East. Only he can decide which way to go - and which person to become
Summary
East, a Los Angeles gang member who works as a lookout, is only 16 when he's sent to Wisconsin as part of a group to kill a witness hiding out there. Along with three other teens (including his younger brother), he must traverse an entirely alien America, where as young black men they stand out far more than they did in L.A. Observant and cautious, East is a complex character, one who is good at what he does but not entirely hardened by his life. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2016.
  • Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year, 2016
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery or Thriller, 2016.
  • New Blood Dagger Award, 2016
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2016
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10461299
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beverly, William
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • Gang members
  • Assassins
Target audience
adult
Label
Dodgers, Bill Beverly
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781843448570
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Dodgers, Bill Beverly
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781843448570
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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