Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine

nonfiction essays poetry race challenging emotional reflective fast-paced

169 pages | first published 2014

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A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine's long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don't Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric.Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-fi...
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