Nutzen Sie unsere Filialabholung und erhalten Sie diesen Artikel versandkostenfrei in Ihrer Filiale!

Alligator Candy: A Memoir

A Memoir

From award-winning journalist David Kushner, a regular contributor to Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, Alligator Candy is “a raw story about courage, survival, and most certainly about love” (Tampa Bay Times).

David Kushner grew up in the suburbs of Florida in the early 1970s, running wild with his friends, exploring, riding bikes, and disappearing into the nearby woods for hours at a time. One morning in 1973, however, everything changed when David’s older brother Jon took a short bike trip to the local convenience store. He never returned. Alligator Candy is the story of Jon’s murder at the hands of two sadistic drifters, and everything that happened after.

Jon’s death was one of the first in what turned out to be a rash of child abductions and murders that dominated headlines for much of the 1970s and 80s. It was around this the time that milk cartons began to feature the images of missing children, and newscasters began asking, “It’s 10:00, do you know where you children are?”Alligator Candy chronicles Jon’s story, but also tells how parenting in America has changed, casting light on the transition between two generations of children—one raised on freedom, the other on fear. “Parents today can understand the love, hope, and fear Kushner so eloquently describes in this account of one family’s transcendent courage in the face of crushing pain” (Bookpage, “Top Ten Book of the Month”).

Alligator Candy is a disturbing, insightful, and inspiring meditation on grief, growth, and what childhood has become: “not only a memorial to a brother tragically deprived of his right to live; but also a meditation on the courage necessary to live freely in a world riven by pain, suffering, and evil” (Kirkus Reviews).
Portrait
A contributing editor of Rolling Stone, David Kushner also writes for publications including The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, New York, GQ, and Details. Kushner served as the digital culture commentator for National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Sunday. He has been featured in The Best Business Writing, Best American Crime Reporting and The Best Music Writing, and his ebook, The Bones of Marianna: A Reform School, a Terrible Secret, and a Hundred-Year Fight for Justice, was chosen by Amazon as a Best Digital Single of the Year. His books include Alligator Candy; Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto Levittown: Two Families, One Tycoon, and the Fight for Civil Rights in America’s Legendary Suburb; Jonny Magic and the Card Shark Kids: How a Gang of Geeks Beat the Odds and Stormed Las Vegas; and Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
… weiterlesen
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Beschreibung

Produktdetails


Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 256
Erscheinungsdatum 21.03.2017
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4516-8260-1
Verlag Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Maße (L/B/H) 211/136/22 mm
Gewicht 249
Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
14,99
inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.
Versandfertig in 1 - 2 Wochen
Versandkostenfrei
In den Warenkorb
Filialabholung

Versandkostenfrei

Andere Kunden interessierten sich auch für

  • 45806944
    The Scribe of Siena
    von Melodie Winawer
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    19,99
  • 43898409
    A Fever of the Blood
    von Oscar de Muriel
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 46119431
    Murder on the Serpentine
    von Anne Perry
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 46438774
    The Women of Baker Street
    von Michelle Birkby
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 45308798
    The Ashes of London
    von Andrew Taylor
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 52862503
    A Mask of Shadows
    von Oscar de Muriel
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 43388458
    His Bloody Project
    von Graeme Macrae Burnet
    (1)
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 46298771
    The Secrets of Wishtide
    von Kate Saunders
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 44803805
    Edgar Allan Poe and the London Monster
    von Karen Lee Street
    Buch (gebundene Ausgabe)
    23,99
  • 16313644
    The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
    von Kate Summerscale
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    15,99
  • 40096589
    The Late Scholar
    von Dorothy L. Sayers
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    15,99
  • 32909699
    Poseidon's Arrow
    von Dirk Cussler
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    6,99
  • 43942752
    The House at Baker Street
    von Michelle Birkby
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 46363335
    Signal for Vengeance
    von Edward Marston
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99
  • 46998850
    The Executioner of St Paul's
    von Susanna Gregory
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 38895634
    The Devil in the Marshalsea
    von Antonia Hodgson
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    8,99
  • 35972955
    Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss
    von Gerard O'Neill
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    16,99
  • 48052996
    Jane Steele
    von Lyndsay Faye
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    14,99
  • 44718088
    Last Days of Night
    von Graham Moore
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    12,99
  • 33955873
    Garment of Shadows
    von Laurie R. King
    Buch (Taschenbuch)
    7,99

Kundenbewertungen


Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben.

Wird oft zusammen gekauft

Alligator Candy: A Memoir

Alligator Candy: A Memoir

von David Kushner

Buch (Taschenbuch, Englisch)
14,99
+
=
Prague Nights

Prague Nights

von Benjamin Black

Buch (Taschenbuch)
11,99
+
=

für

26,98

inkl. gesetzl. MwSt.

Alle kaufen