How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones

How We Fight For Our Lives

Saeed Jones

192 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir race challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.“People don’t just happen,” writes Saeed Jones. “We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sac...

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emotional 92%
reflective 81%
sad 46%
challenging 44%
dark 27%
inspiring 21%
hopeful 19%
tense 15%
funny 8%
informative 7%


medium 57%
fast 36%
slow 6%

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