An American summer : love and death in Chicago
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New York : Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.
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9780804170918, 0804170916
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First Anchor books edition.
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x, 287 pages ; 21 cm
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English
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9780804170918, 0804170916

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"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, in 2019"--Title page verso.
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"The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another roughly 60,000 wounded by gunfire. What does that do to the spirit of individuals and community? Drawing on his decades of experience, Alex Kotlowitz set out to chronicle one summer in the city, writing about individuals who have emerged from the violence and whose stories capture the capacity--and the breaking point--of the human heart and soul. The result is a spellbinding collection of deeply intimate profiles that upend what we think we know about gun violence in America. Among others, we meet a man who as a teenager killed a rival gang member and twenty years later is still trying to come to terms with what he's done; a devoted school social worker struggling with her favorite student, who refuses to give evidence in the shooting death of his best friend; the witness to a wrongful police shooting who can't shake what he has seen; and an aging former gang leader who builds a place of refuge for himself and his friends."--,Amazon.com.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kotlowitz, A. (2020). An American summer: love and death in Chicago (First Anchor books edition.). Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kotlowitz, Alex. 2020. An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago. New York: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kotlowitz, Alex. An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago New York: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.

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Kotlowitz, Alex. An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago First Anchor books edition., Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2020.

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