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Heavy: An American Memoir by [Laymon, Kiese]
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Length: 256 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Heavy is astonishing. Difficult. Intense. Layered. Wow. Just wow.

-- "Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author"

Kiese Laymon is our most important, urgent, fiercest voice. To read Kiese Laymon is to be in awe.

-- "Junot Diaz, New York Times bestselling author"

A challenging memoir about black-white relations, income inequality, mother-son dynamics, Mississippi byways, lack of personal self-control, education from kindergarten through graduate school, and so much more...A dynamic memoir that is unsettling in all the best ways.

-- "Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"

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The story of the black male experience in America you've never read before

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 999 KB
  • Print Length: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing; 1 edition (16 October 2018)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07GSY9WH2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #15,906 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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A. Megahan
5.0 out of 5 starsThe heaviness of this memoir will cause your heart to race and you to forget to breathe.
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5.0 out of 5 starsA book worth reading
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