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Between the World and Me by  Ta-Nehisi Coates - Hardcover - from Magers and Quinn Booksellers (SKU: 955113)

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by  Ta-Nehisi Coates - Hardcover - from Magers and Quinn Booksellers (SKU: 955113)
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Between the World and Me

by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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ISBN 10
0812993543
ISBN 13
9780812993547
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In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden? Between the World and Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates’s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son—and readers—the story of his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series of revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War battlefields, from the South Side of Chicago to Paris, from his childhood home to the living rooms of mothers whose children’s lives were taken as American plunder. Beautifully woven from personal narrative, reimagined history, and fresh, emotionally charged reportage, Between the World and Me clearly illuminates the past, bracingly confronts our present, and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward.

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Bookseller
Magers and Quinn Booksellers US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
955113
Title
Between the World and Me
Author
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Book condition
New New
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0812993543
ISBN 13
9780812993547
Publisher
Spiegel & Grau
Place of Publication
New York, NY
This edition first published
2015-07

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