Between the world and me
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning, 2016.
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Large print edition.
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337 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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English
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9781410485847, 1410485846
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This edition omits the table of contents found in the original, regular print version.
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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.
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National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2015
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Coates, T. (2016). Between the world and me. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning.

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Coates, Ta-Nehisi. 2016. Between the World and Me. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning.

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Coates, Ta-Nehisi, Between the World and Me. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning, 2016.

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Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Between the World and Me. Large print edition. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale Cengage Learning, 2016. Print.

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