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  • Published: 16 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241517208
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

The Beautiful Struggle



An extraordinary coming-of-age story, adapted from the adult memoir by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Water Dancer and Between the World and Me

'Ta-Nehisi Coates is the young James Joyce of the hip-hop generation' Walter MosleyTa-Nehisi Coates grew up in the tumultuous 1980's in Baltimore known, back then, as the murder capital of the United States.With seven siblings, four mothers, and one highly unconventional father: Paul Coates, a larger-than-life Vietnam Vet, Black Panther, Ta-Nehisi's coming of age story is gripping and lays bare the troubled, often violent life of the inner-city, and the author's experience as a young black person in it.With candor, Ta-Nehisi Coates details the challenges on the streets and within one's family, especially the eternal struggle for peace between a father and son and the important role family plays in such circumstances.

  • Published: 16 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241517208
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $16.99

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