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Stakes is high : life after the American dream

Author: Mychal Denzel Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Bold Type Books, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
"We are better than this" has been the rallying cry since Donald Trump was elected. But as New York Times-bestselling author Mychal Denzel Smith shows, Americans are too comfortable imagining our greatness. We like to believe in the rightness of our path and the inevitability of choosing our better angels. But historically, we've only come close to living up to the ideals we profess after we've been dragged, kicking  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
Personal narratives
Named Person: Mychal Denzel Smith; Mychal Denzel Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mychal Denzel Smith
ISBN: 9781568588735 1568588739
OCLC Number: 1090368548
Description: vii, 193 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The forethought --
Part 1. Delusions --
Part 2. Justice --
Part 3. Accountability --
Part 4. Freedom --
The afterthought.
Responsibility: Mychal Denzel Smith.


Brave, clear-eyed, and passionate, Stakes Is High is the book we need to guide us past the crisis represented by Trump's presidency in order to re-envision a country that lives up to its promises of  Read more...


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