How We Fight for Our Lives

How We Fight for Our Lives A Memoir - Thorndike Press Large Print African-American

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Synopsis

"Haunted and haunting, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir. Jones tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his own hopes, desires, and fears. Through a series of vignettes that chart a course across the American landscape, Jones draws readers into his boyhood and adolescence--into tumultuous relationships with his family, into passing flings with lovers, friends, and strangers. Each piece builds into a larger examination of race and queerness, power and vulnerability, love and grief: a portrait of what we all do for one another--and to one another--as we fight to become ourselves. An award-winning poet, Jones has developed a style that's as beautiful as it is powerful--a voice that's by turns a river, a blues, and a nightscape set ablaze. How We Fight for Our Lives is a one-of-a-kind memoir and a book t

Book information

ISBN: 9781432875237
Publisher: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Imprint: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company
Pub date:
Edition: Large print edition
DEWEY: 811.6
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: cm.
Weight: 386g
Height: 218mm
Width: 142mm
Spine width: 15mm