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Between the World and Me

by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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  • hardcover
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
0399590749
ISBN 13
9780399590740
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Spiegel & Grau. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2015. Hardcover. 0399590749 . Stiff to open in crisp dust jacket; about new. ; 7.6 X 5.1 X 0.7 inches; 176 pages .

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
B-Line Books CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
55283
Title
Between the World and Me
Author
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0399590749
ISBN 13
9780399590740
Publisher
Spiegel & Grau
Date published
2015
Keywords
0399590749

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B-Line Books is an internet business operating from my large home in Amherst, Nova Scotia. I am a retired English teacher with a lifetime of gathered books for sale. Presently, about 24,000 books in 90 categories are listed with an emphasis in the humanities. I look for books I am interested in myself, and feel that most of the inventory is of high quality. See for yourself.

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