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
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 Me clearly illuminates the past, bracingly confronts our present, and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward." -- Publisher's description
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coates, Ta-Nehisi
Dewey number
305.800973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.C6335 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
  • history
  • memoirs
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racism
  • Race discrimination
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Whites
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Race discrimination
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Whites
  • United States
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Between the world and me, Ta-nehisi Coates
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (3 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780451482211
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 5275
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 1007410
  • (OCoLC)918328611
  • 997695
  • (OCoLC)ocn918328611
  • 997695
  • 1007410
  • 1007410
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Between the world and me, Ta-nehisi Coates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
3 audio discs (3 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780451482211
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 5275
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 1007410
  • (OCoLC)918328611
  • 997695
  • (OCoLC)ocn918328611
  • 997695
  • 1007410
  • 1007410
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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