Between the World and Me
by Coates, Ta-Nehisi
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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 nationâ€™s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of â€œrace,â€ a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and menâ€”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 Coatesâ€™s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his sonâ€”and readersâ€”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 childrenâ€™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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- Between the World and Me
- Coates, Ta-Nehisi
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- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Random House Audio
- Date Published
- 5.89 x 5.06 cm
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