The Resource Between the world and me, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Between the world and me, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Label
Between the world and me
Title
Between the world and me
Statement of responsibility
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Dewey number
305.800973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.C6335 2015
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coates, Ta-Nehisi
  • Howard University
  • United States
  • Race discrimination
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Whites
  • Fathers and sons
Label
Between the world and me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The talk -- The changes -- The second change: Malcolm and the body -- The third change: Mecca and the death of mythology -- The fourth change: New York and the death of mercy -- The fifth change: Gettysburg and the long war -- The sixth change: Chicago and the streets -- The seventh change: Eyes open to the world -- The eighth change: The blast -- Epilogue: Into the world
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9781925240702
Lccn
##2015008120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025106946
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912045191
  • (OCoLC)ocn912045191
Label
Between the world and me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: The talk -- The changes -- The second change: Malcolm and the body -- The third change: Mecca and the death of mythology -- The fourth change: New York and the death of mercy -- The fifth change: Gettysburg and the long war -- The sixth change: Chicago and the streets -- The seventh change: Eyes open to the world -- The eighth change: The blast -- Epilogue: Into the world
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9781925240702
Lccn
##2015008120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40025106946
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)912045191
  • (OCoLC)ocn912045191

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