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    roosens thea
  • City & Country :
    frejus - France
  • School Name:
    albert camus - frejus
  • Book author:
    Ta-Nehisi Coates
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  • Book publisher:
    Spiegel and Grau
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Between the World and Me is a 2015 book written by Ta-Nehisi Coates and published by Spiegel & Grau. It is written as a letter to the author's teenaged son about the feelings, symbolism, and realities associated with being black in the United States. Coates recapitulates American history and explains to his son the "racist violence that has been woven into American culture." Coates draws from an abridged, autobiographical account of his youth in Baltimore, detailing the ways in which institutions like the school, the police, and even "the streets" discipline, endanger, and threaten to disembody black men and women.