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Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a former staff writer at The Village Voice and Time and has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, and numerous other publications. He lives in New York City.

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The Beautiful Struggle
A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood
Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $11.99

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The Beautiful Struggle
A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood
Written by Ta-Nehisi Coates


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $15.00

Selected for common reading at Widener University (Chester, PA)

An exceptional father-son story about the reality that tests us, the myths that sustain us, and the love that saves us.

Paul Coates was an enigmatic god to his sons: a Vietnam vet who rolled with the Black Panthers, an old-school disciplinarian and new-age... Read more >
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