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The Beautiful Struggle

by Ta-Nehisi Coates Author · J. D. Jackson Narrator


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Ta-Nehisi Coates' debut is an infectious, reflective memoir—a lyrical saga of surviving the crack-stricken streets of Baltimore in the '80s. Son of Vietnam vet and black awareness advocate Paul Coates—a poor man who set out to publish lost classics of black history—Ta- Nehisi drifts toward salvation at Howard University, while his ominous brother Big Bill finds his own rhythm hustling.

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