Notes From No Man's Land

Notes From No Man's Land

American Essays

Book - 2009
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In a book that begins with a series of lynchings and ends with a series of apologies, Eula Biss explores race in America. Her response to the topic is informed by the experiences chronicled in these essays, such as teaching in a Harlem school and reporting for an African American paper. These spare, sometimes lyrical essays artfully reveal in intimate detail how families, schools and neighbourhoods participate in racial privilege.
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minn. :, Graywolf Press,, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781555975180
1555975186
Branch Call Number: 305.800973 BI
Characteristics: 230 pages : portrait ; 21 cm

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Katrin loves probing, meaty essays that raise difficult questions and incite the reader to respond, reflect and reread. Do you feel likewise? If so, on the tenth anniversary of its original release, meet or revisit Notes From No Man’s Land by Eula Biss and find out why the author describes this... Read More »


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