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Twelve Shots: Outstanding Short Stories About Guns

Mazer, Harry (ed)

ISBN 10: 0440220025 / ISBN 13: 9780440220022
Published by Laurel-Leaf Books / Random House, 1998
Used Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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As New; clean and tight and square, no spine crease, no tears or other creases, appears unread, text is clean and unmarked, pages are just slightly beginning to yellow. Bookseller Inventory # 308892

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Title: Twelve Shots: Outstanding Short Stories ...

Publisher: Laurel-Leaf Books / Random House

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Edition: First Printing

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In a dozen riveting new works of short fiction, written especially for this collection, popular contemporary authors explore the emotion-driven world of guns. From the grim reality of urban violence (in "Chalkman" by Rita Williams-Garcia) to a boy's first glimpse of manhood while target-shooting with Dad (in Ron Koertge's "Fresh Meat") to mercy killing (in Rob Thomas's "The War Chest"), the 12 stories included here are as different as the 12 authors themselves.

From the Publisher:

Today's most popular young adult writers, including Walter Dean Myers, Rita Williams-Garcia, Richard Peck, and Chris Lynch, explore the complex and heated gun debate in 12 riveting short stories.

"This will be a valuable addition to Young Adult collections: it's not only timely and thought-provoking, but also an excellent springboard for discussion."
--Booklist, *starred

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