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Rap dad : a story of family and the subculture that shaped a generation

Author: Juan Vidal
Publisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, ©2018 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Atria books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Part memoir and part cultural critique, Rap Dad is a timely reflection on fatherhood in America, explored through the lens of race and hip-hop culture. Just as his music career was taking off, Juan Vidal received life-changing news: he'd soon be a father. Throughout his life, neglectful men were the rule--his own dad struggled with drug addiction and infidelity--a cycle that, inevitably, wrought Vidal with
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vidal, Juan, 1981-
Rap dad.
New York : Atria Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018016494
Named Person: Juan Vidal; Juan Vidal
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Vidal
ISBN: 9781501169397 1501169394 9781501169403 1501169408
OCLC Number: 1031040482
Description: 244 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Juan Vidal.

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"Rich with symbolism . . . a poetic chronicle of beats, rhymes and life."-- NPR "An inspiring debut . . . Rap Dad is not only entertaining, it is socially and politically important for the way it Read more...

 
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