Visceral, compelling, engaging and rich. If you want to understand America and, in the larger context, the inconveniencing story of man's humanity as told by an insider, then this is the book. As a reader and a writer, I can't commend Coates enough. A true heir to Baldwin, with the potential for more..
Between the World and Me
A Paperback edition by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Jul 16, 2015)
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Short Description: In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), the story of race and America has remained a brutally... Read more
In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment (the abolition of slavery), the story of race and America has remained a brutally simple one. It is the story of the black body, exploited to create the country's foundational wealth, violently segregated to unite a nation after a civil war and, today, still disproportionately threatened, locked up and killed in the streets. How can America reckon with its fraught racial history? Between The World And Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates' attempt to answer that question.
- Ta-Nehisi Coates
- Text Publishing Co , The Text Publishing Company
- Publication date
- Jul 16, 2015
- Product dimensions
- 153 x 234 x 12mm
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