Stand-Alone 5: Long Way Down - Jason Reynolds

Released Monday, 27th July 2020
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This fortnight we’re discussing “Long Way Down” by Jason Reynolds. Robin has been looking forward to this episode all year, ever since it was recommended to them by a very helpful librarian when they went home for Christmas 2019. We're pleased to report that the book was as good as they were told, and we're excited to share our discussion with you. 
Topic 1: Mom - Death of family members. Begins at (1:30), CW for self-harm, gun violence, murder, revenge killings, death of family members. 
Topic 2: Will - Premeditation of murder. Begins at (11:30), CW for ideation about death and violence. 
Topic 3: Will - Cycle of violence: Revenge edition. Begins at (22:00), CW for gun violence, revenge killing, trauma on readers. 
Promo for Infectious Groove; Spoiler-free wrap-up and ratings: Begins at (32:10). 
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Length
49m 29s
Explicit
No
Season
1
Episode
25
Episode Type
Full

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