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Men We Reaped

A Memoir

By Jesmyn Ward

A New York Times Bestselling Author In five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five young men in her life to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. But why? As she began to write about living through all the dying, Jesmyn realized the truth ? and it took her breath away. Her brother and her friends all died because of who they were and where they were from, because they lived with a history of racism and economic struggle.

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2013

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9781410462503


Format: Large Print
Author: Ward, Jesmyn
Summary: In five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five young men in her life to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. But why? As she began to write about living through all the dying, Jesmyn realized the truth -- and it took her breath away. Her brother and her friends all died because of who they were and where they were from, because they lived with a history of racism and economic struggle.
Title: Men We Reaped : a memoir / by Jesmyn Ward.
Publisher Date: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.
Subject: Ward, Jesmyn. African American women authors -- Biography. Rural poor -- Mississippi -- Biography. African American men -- Mississippi Large type books
Isbn: 9781410462503 (hardcover) 1410462501 (hardcover)
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System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: LPB Ward
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Bib Id: 452177

Format: Large Print
Author: Ward, Jesmyn
Summary: In five years, Jesmyn Ward lost five young men in her life to drugs, accidents, suicide, and the bad luck that can follow people who live in poverty, particularly black men. But why? As she began to write about living through all the dying, Jesmyn realized the truth -- and it took her breath away. Her brother and her friends all died because of who they were and where they were from, because they lived with a history of racism and economic struggle.
Title: Men We Reaped : a memoir / by Jesmyn Ward.
Publisher, Date: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2013.
Description: 357 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series: Thorndike Press Large Print African-American
Series: Thorndike Press large print African-American series
Subjects: Ward, Jesmyn.
Subjects: African American women authors -- Biography.
Subjects: Rural poor -- Mississippi -- Biography.
Subjects: African American men -- Mississippi
Subjects: Large type books
LCCN: 2013029512
ISBN: 9781410462503 (hardcover)
ISBN: 1410462501 (hardcover)
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: LPB Ward