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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates - Hardcover - 2015 - from Eureka Books (SKU: 273425)

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates - Hardcover - 2015 - from Eureka Books (SKU: 273425)
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Between the World and Me

by Ta-Nehisi Coates

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ISBN 10
0812993543
ISBN 13
9780812993547
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Spiegel & Grau, 2015. Hardcover. The author's book-length letter to his son about growing up black in America, and the on-going struggle against white supremacy. Part biography, part American history. Winner of the National Book Award.

Synopsis

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
Eureka Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
273425
Title
Between the World and Me
Author
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0812993543
ISBN 13
9780812993547
Publisher
Spiegel & Grau
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date published
2015

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Eureka Books, established in 1987, is a classic antiquarian shop with books in all subjects and price ranges. We're open seven days a week in Old Town Eureka, California.

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