Mark Long

Mark Long is a video game designer and producer living in Seattle. The Silence of Our Friends is based on Long’s childhood experiences with the civil rights movement in suburban Houston, Texas.


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The Silence of Our Friends

written by Mark Long and Jim Demonakos; illustrated by Nate Powell
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As the civil rights struggle heats up in Texas, two families—one white, one black—find common ground. This semi-autobiographical tale is set in 1967 Texas,...


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