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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
"For Ta-Nehisi Coates, history has always been personal. At every stage of his life, he's sought in his explorations of history answers to the mysteries that surrounded him--most urgently, why he, and other black people he knew, seemed to live in fear ... In [this book], Coates takes readers along on his journey through America's history of race and its contemporary resonances through a series of awakenings--moments when he discovered some new truth about our long, tangled history of race, whether through his myth-busting professors at Howard University, a trip to a Civil War battlefield with a rogue historian, a journey to Chicago's South Side to visit aging survivors of 20th century America's 'long war on black people,' or a visit with the mother of a beloved friend who was shot down by the police"--
Summary
Told through the author's own evolving understanding of the subject over the course of his life comes a bold and personal investigation into America's racial history and its contemporary echoes
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2016.
  • Alex Award, 2016.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2015
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2015
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2016.
  • Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction, 2015.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2015
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2015.
  • Street Lit Book Award Medal: Adult Non-Fiction, 2016.
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10442611
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DLC
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1090
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Between the world and me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue : the talk -- PART 1. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME. The changes -- The second change : Malcolm and the body -- The third change : Mecca and the death of mythology -- PART 2. THE SOOTY DETAILS OF THE SCENE. 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 -- PART 3. A GRASSY CLEARING. The seventh change : eyes open to the world -- The eighth change : the blast -- Epilogue : into the world
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780812993547
Lccn
2015008120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)912045191
Label
Between the world and me, Ta-Nehisi Coates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prologue : the talk -- PART 1. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME. The changes -- The second change : Malcolm and the body -- The third change : Mecca and the death of mythology -- PART 2. THE SOOTY DETAILS OF THE SCENE. 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 -- PART 3. A GRASSY CLEARING. The seventh change : eyes open to the world -- The eighth change : the blast -- Epilogue : into the world
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
152 pages
Isbn
9780812993547
Lccn
2015008120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)912045191

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