The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race by Jesmyn Ward

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race

Jesmyn Ward

nonfiction essays poetry race challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

226 pages | first published 2016

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National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin’s 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her ge...
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