Knockout Games by G. Neri audiobook

Knockout Games

By G. Neri
Read by Ali Ahn

Recorded Books, Inc.
7.31 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Knockout Games is set in modern day St. Louis amidst a disturbing rash of seemingly random attacks on bystanders by a group of urban teenagers in a crew called the TKO club. The protagonist, Erica, is one of a few girls who is down with TKO in part due to her natural skill with a video camera and her ability to make art out of the attacks.

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Summary

Summary

Knockout Games is set in modern day St. Louis amidst a disturbing rash of seemingly random attacks on bystanders by a group of urban teenagers in a crew called the TKO club. The protagonist, Erica, is one of a few girls who is down with TKO in part due to her natural skill with a video camera and her ability to make art out of the attacks.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The results are thrilling… the author’s meaty ideas and exciting action sequences blend together perfectly. Harsh and relentless, a tough but worthy read.” Kirkus Reviews, starred review 
“Neri skillfully portrays the moral and emotional turmoil of a teen desperate for acceptance. Racial and social undercurrents further give this story an intense, thought-provoking edge.” Publisher’s Weekly
“The indispensable Neri…delivers another strong shot to the chin with this bracing look at the initiations of sex and violence.” Booklist

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Author

Author Bio: G. Neri

Author Bio: G. Neri

G. Neri is the Coretta Scott King honor-winning author of Yummy: the Last Days of a Southside Shorty and the recipient of the Lee Bennett Hopkins Promising Poet Award for his free verse novella, Chess Rumble. His novels include Knockout Games, Surf Mules and the Horace Mann Upstander Award-winning Ghetto Cowboy. Neri’s work has been honored by the Museum of Tolerance and the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Antioch University, the International Reading Association, the American Library Association, the Junior Library Guild, and the National Council for Teachers of English. Neri currently writes full-time and lives in Florida with his wife and daughter.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 7.31
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English