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by Jess. Mowry

Author: Jess. Mowry
Subcategory: Contemporary
Language: English
Publisher: NY: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX. 1992; First Edition edition (1992)
Pages: 316 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.7
Other formats: mbr txt lrf lit

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Way Past Cool (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1992 - Harper, 1994 - Windstorm Creative, 2006 - Anubis, 2012) is set in Oakland, California . Two young teens attempt to solve a murder that took place on a train fifty years in the past.

Way Past Cool (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1992 - Harper, 1994 - Windstorm Creative, 2006 - Anubis, 2012) is set in Oakland, California: about young African-American teens trying to survive and make the right choices in a world of gangs, guns, drugs and violence. Six Out Seven (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1993 - Anchor/Doubleday, 1994 - Anubis 2012) After 13-year-old Corbitt Wainwright's father is imprisoned for attacking a white man in Mississippi, the boy sets out for Oakland, California-and a world even bleaker than the one he left behind.

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Jess Mowry handles the subject with an adept balance of thoughtfulness and grit, but Mowry inescapably feels like a novice writer and, as a result, the milleu ends up poorly-realized.

Raw. Oakland, California  . Jess Mowry handles the subject with an adept balance of thoughtfulness and grit, but Mowry inescapably feels like a novice writer and, as a result, the milleu ends up poorly-realized. Cool is filled with compelling characters (teenage single mom Markita, in particular, breaks out of her cliche, feeling warm and fully-formed) and unflinc In Way Past Cool, a group of poor black kids in Oakland, California fight to keep their neighbourhood safe from the systemic rot of drug dealers and corrupt cops.

After leaving school, Mowry worked with his father in the scrap-iron . In 1992, his second novel, Way Past Cool, was published by Farrar, Straus.

After leaving school, Mowry worked with his father in the scrap-iron business and, in his late teens, moved to Arizona to work as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator. He also lived and worked in Alaska as an engineer aboard a tugboat and as an aircraft mechanic on Douglas C-47 cargo planes. Returning to Oakland in the early 1980s, Jess began working with kids at a youth center, reading to them and often making up stories because there were very few books to which inner-city youth could relate. In 1992, his second novel, Way Past Cool, was published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux of New York.