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A Long Way Down

A Long Way Down

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Published by Penguin Group UK in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatE-book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24290094M
ISBN 109780141905778
OCLC/WorldCa666876722

Full Book Notes and Study Guides. Sites like SparkNotes with a A Long Way Down study guide or cliff notes. Also includes sites with a short overview, synopsis, book report, or summary of Nick Hornby’s A Long Way Down. We found no such entries for this book title.   A Long Way Down is the story of what happens next, and of what doesn’t.” —The New York Times Book Review “It’s like The Breakfast Club rewritten by Beckett. What makes the book work is Hornby’s refusal to give an inch to sentimentality or cheap inspirational guff.” —Time "A dramatic, sad and thoroughly side-splitting novel."/5().

Reviewed by Tom Perrotta. A LONG WAY DOWN Nick Hornby. Riverhead, $ (p) ISBN If Camus had written a grown-up version of The Breakfast Club, the result might have had more.   Directed by Pascal Chaumeil. With Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots, Aaron Paul. Four people meet on New Year's Eve, and form a surrogate family to help one another with the difficulties of their lives/10(K).

As her life revolves around her son she has had to sacrifice her freedom, her job and friends for her son. They live in an apartment that Maureen tries to decorate as though a fully energetic teenage boy lives in that apartment. As she has isolated herself from everyone she decides that suicide is the only way out of her problems.   New York Times-bestselling author Nick Hornby mines the hearts and psyches of four lost souls who connect just when they've reached the end of the line. A Long Way Down is now a major motion picture from Magnolia Pictures starring Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Aaron Paul, and Imogen Poots. Meet Martin, JJ, Jess, and Maureen. Four people who .


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Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds. Kindle Store $ Book Depository. Better World Books. Hardcover, pages. Published October 24th by Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books.

More Details /5. Long way down is a book written in free verse & the story of a 15 year old African- American boy named Will whose brother, Shawn was recently killed & he belonging to a community with 'rules' (1. No crying 2. No snitching 3. Get revenge) decides to /5(). A stellar creepy, engaging, heartbreaking novel in verse, Long Way Down is another example of what author Jason Reynolds does best: Put voice to real-life issues teens face.

The entire book takes place over 60 seconds of the main character's life, enough time for him to question everything he's been taught and change his life forever.5/5. Nick Hornby is the author of the novels A Long Way Down, Slam, How to Be Good, High Fidelity, and About a Boy, and the memoir Fever Pitch.

He is also the author of Songbook, a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award, Shakespeare Wrote for Money, and The Polysyllabic Spree, as well as the editor of the A Long Way Down book collection /5.

Long way down is a book written in free verse & the story of a 15 year old African- American boy named Will whose brother, Shawn was recently killed & he belonging to a /5().

Using details revealed in the text, create a character sketch or character collage of the book’s protagonist. Unlike a traditional prose novel, Long Way Down is written in verse. Poets are known for using language intentionally and with precision, often choosing words with connotative and denotative Edition: Reprint.

Told in short, fierce staccato narrative verse, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds.

Discover More Books You Might Like with B&N Book Graph™ Book Graph™ Discover unexpected connections between one book and the next Start a new : Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books. “A novel in verse that spans the length of time it takes for an elevator to descend, Long Way Down finds Will mourning the death of his brother and grappling with the burden of avenging his ’s grief permeates every page, from his recollections of everyday childhood memories to his encounters with other figures from his past whose lives were destroyed by gun violence.

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds. Will learned “The Rules” from his older brother, Shawn. 1: No crying. read more. Will learned “The Rules” from his older brother, Shawn. 1: No crying. 2: No snitching. 3: Get revenge.

When Shawn is shot and killed, Will’s grief is trapped behind a wall of unshed tears. And so they set off on thmile journey with two new BMWs loaded up for the trip.

Joining up with producer/directors Russ Malkin and David Alexanian and the Long Way Round team, their route took them from John O'Groats at the northernmost tip of Scotland to Cape Agulhas on the southernmost tip of South Africa.

A Long Way Down is a good novel struggling to find a way out of the limitations of its own gimmick, but ultimately the conceit is so off-beam that one can almost ignore it Author: Joanna Briscoe.

In 'Long Way Down,' The Ghosts Of Gun Violence Chill A Plan For Revenge Jason Reynolds' new book follows a year-old who must make a crucial decision after the murder of his brother, all in the.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF by Jason Reynolds. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Thank you. You’ll get the first email of recommendations from our critics within a week.

Bummer. There was a problem adding your email address. After year-old Will sees his older brother, Shawn, gunned down on the. A Buzzfeed Best YA Book of An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, Long Way Down is a fast and furious, dazzlingly brilliant look at teenage gun violence, as could only be told by Jason Reynolds.

Poetry Young Adult Fiction Young Adult Literature. Publication Details. Jason Reynolds reads from his YA verse novel, Long Way Down, beautifully illustrated by Chris Priestley. Excerpted from the audiobook: Long Way Down. Published by Faber & Faber, Synopsis. A Long Way Down is told from the points of view of four very different people who meet on the roof of a London building each planning to commit suicide.

From this dubious beginning they form a most unlikely friendship which we see develop from their alternating points of view over 3. Read an excerpt from National Book Award Finalist Jason Reynolds's innovative new YA novel Long Way Down, which takes place over just 60 seconds on an elevator, and is written entirely in : Isabella Biedenharn.

"Long Way Down Book". likes. Placeholder title Books about death, murder, love, & life Sharing our research Something wrong. Tell us. Check out patreon for more info5/5. Long Way Down Book Trailer - Duration: Elysse Bonds views. National Book Award Finalist Jason Reynolds reads from Ghost - Duration: 92nd Street Y.

A Long Way Down Nick Hornby Viking £, pp PG Wodehouse may have been the last light-comic writer to be comfy in his pigeonhole. Since then, it has become hard to find a jester who wants. A Long Way Down Homework Help Questions. How does Will's mother respond to her son's murder?

In Jason Reynolds's verse novel Long Way Down, is doesn't take long for the reader to come across the. His book “Long Way Down” was named a Newbery Honor Book by the American Library Association, as well as a Michael L.

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