Between the World and Me (Reclam Universal-Bibliothek, nr. 19930)

De (autor) Editat de Klaus Amann
Notă Books Express:  5.00 · 2 note - 1 recenzie  
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 03 Nov 2017
Descriere de la o altă ediție sau format:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer)

“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.”

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 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 Ta-Nehisi 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. Beautifully woven from personal narrative, reimagined history, and fresh, emotionally charged reportage, Between the World and Meclearly illuminates the past, bracingly confronts our present, and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward.

Praise for Between the World and Me

“Powerful and passionate . . . profoundly moving . . . a searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

“Brilliant . . . [Coates] is firing on all cylinders, and it is something to behold: a mature writer entirely consumed by a momentous subject and working at the extreme of his considerable powers at the very moment national events most conform to his vision.”The Washington Post

“I’ve been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates. The language of Between the World and Me, like Coates’s journey, is visceral, eloquent, and beautifully redemptive. And its examination of the hazards and hopes of black male life is as profound as it is revelatory.”—Toni Morrison

“A brilliant thinker at the top of his powers, Coates has distilled four hundred years of history and his own anguish and wisdom into a prayer for his beloved son and an invocation to the conscience of his country. An instant classic and a gift to us all.”—Isabel Wilkerson, author of The Warmth of Other Suns

“I know that this book is addressed to the author’s son, and by obvious analogy to all boys and young men of color as they pass, inexorably, into harm’s way. I hope that I will be forgiven, then, for feeling that Coates was speaking to me, too, one father to another, teaching me that real courage is the courage to be vulnerable.”—Michael Chabon

“A work of rare beauty . . . a love letter written in a moral emergency, one that Coates exposes with the precision of an autopsy and the force of an exorcism.”Slate

Citește tot Restrânge
Toate formatele și edițiile
Toate formatele și edițiile Preț Express
Paperback (3) 4518 lei  Economic 17-23 zile +359 lei  10-17 zile
  Reclam Philipp Jun. – 03 Nov 2017 4518 lei  Economic 17-23 zile +359 lei  10-17 zile
  Text Publishing – 26 Sep 2016 5061 lei  Economic 24-35 zile +1152 lei  10-15 zile
  Random House – 05 Sep 2017 6382 lei  Economic 23-35 zile +196 lei  10-15 zile
Hardback (2) 13021 lei  Economic 3-5 săpt. +1005 lei  15-22 zile
  Spiegel & Grau – 14 Jul 2015 13021 lei  Economic 3-5 săpt. +1005 lei  15-22 zile
  Thorndike Press Large Print – 20 Jan 2016 15602 lei  Economic 3-5 săpt. +1747 lei  16-24 zile
CD-Audio (1) 8946 lei  Economic 3-5 săpt. +679 lei  16-24 zile
  Random House Audio Publishing Group – 08 Sep 2015 8946 lei  Economic 3-5 săpt. +679 lei  16-24 zile

Din seria Reclam Universal-Bibliothek

Preț: 4518 lei

Puncte Express: 68

Preț estimativ în valută:
874 1046$ 760£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 07-13 mai
Livrare express 30 aprilie-07 mai pentru 1358 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76


ISBN-13: 9783150199305
ISBN-10: 3150199301
Pagini: 187
Dimensiuni: 95 x 147 x 17 mm
Greutate: 0.1 kg
Editura: Reclam Philipp Jun.
Seria Reclam Universal-Bibliothek

Recenzii de la cititorii Books Express

Anonim a dat nota:

Cartea lui Coates se ridica la nivelul asteptarilor create de cariera sa jurnalistica. Construit ca un monolog destinat fiului sau adolescent, textul descrie experienta afro-americana in Statele Unite prin exemple din propria viata. Recomand celor interesati de efectele psihologice ale diferentelor rasiale contemporane si de nuantele culturii americane.

Citește tot Restrânge