The Nickel boys : a novel
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Format
CD audio book
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
ISBN
9781984891396, 1984891391, 9781984891372, 1984891375
UPC
9781984891372

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Title from container.
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Compact discs.
Participants/Performers
Read by the author (acknowledgments) and JD Jackson.
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"As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is "as good as anyone"... Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a juvenile reformatory called The Nickel Academy... [It] is a grotesque chamber of horrors, where the sadistic staff beats and sexually abuses the students, and any boy who resists is likely to disappear "out back." Stunned to find himself in such a vicious environment, Elwood tries to hold on to Dr. King's ringing assertion "Throw us in jail and we will still love you." His friend Turner thinks Elwood is worse than naive, that the world is crooked and the only way to survive is to scheme and avoid trouble. The tension between Elwood's ideals and Turner's skepticism leads to a decision with repercussions that will echo down the decades."--Container.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, C., & Jackson, J. (2019). The Nickel boys: a novel. Unabridged. [Westminster, Maryland]: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, Colson, 1969- and JD, Jackson. 2019. The Nickel Boys: A Novel. [Westminster, Maryland]: Books on Tape.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, Colson, 1969- and JD, Jackson, The Nickel Boys: A Novel. [Westminster, Maryland]: Books on Tape, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, Colson, and JD Jackson. The Nickel Boys: A Novel. Unabridged. [Westminster, Maryland]: Books on Tape, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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