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The beautiful struggle : a memoir : adapted for young adults / Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi, (author.). Coates, Ta-Nehisi. Adaptation of (expression): Beautiful struggle. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 305.896 (Text) 33062009396269 YA Non-Fiction Available -
Easton Main Library COATES (Text) 31901004478261 New YA Non-Fiction Available -
Easton Palmer Branch COATES (Text) 31901004487213 New YA Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781984894021
  • ISBN: 1984894021
  • ISBN: 9781984894038
  • ISBN: 198489403X
  • Physical Description: 157 pages : map, genealogical table ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This work is based on The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood, originally published in hardcover by Spiegel & Grau, New York, in 2008."-- Publisher email.
Summary, etc.:
Adapted for teen readers, a father-son memoir documents the National Book Award-winning author’s youth in the “murder capital” of 1980s Baltimore and his relationship with his father, Vietnam veteran Paul Coates, throughout the latter’s activism as a Black Panther and Afrocentric scholar.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12 up Delacorte Press
Subject: Coates, Ta-Nehisi.
African Americans > Biography.
African Americans > Social conditions.
Fathers and sons.
Street life.
Baltimore (Md.).
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.
Young adult non-fiction.

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