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Between the world and me / Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi, (author.).

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C.H. Booth Library - Newtown LP 305.8 COATES (Text to phone) 34014140357055 Adult Large Type Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding 305.8 Coa LP (Text to phone) 33620128514219 Adult Large Type Available -
Milford Public Library 305.8 C (Text to phone) 34013077517061 Adult Nonfiction Large Type Available -
Thomaston Public Library 305.8 COA (Text to phone) 34020137793855 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Weston Public Library LP 305.8009 COATES (Text to phone) 34053139315997 Adult Nonfiction Large Type Available -

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General Note:
This edition omits the table of contents found in the original, regular print version.
Summary, etc.:
Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a 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 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.
Awards Note:
National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2015
Subject: Coates, Ta-Nehisi > Childhood and youth.
Howard University > Students > Biography.
United States > Race relations.
Race discrimination > United States.
African Americans > Social conditions.
African Americans > Public opinion.
Whites > United States > Attitudes.
Fathers and sons.
Large type books.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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