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Radical hope : letters of love and dissent in dangerous times

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"Radical Hope is a collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election. Including letters by Junot Díaz, Alicia Garza, Roxana Robinson, Lisa See, Jewelle Gomez, Hari Kunzru, Faith Adiele, Parnaz Foroutan, Chip Livingston, Mohja Kahf, Achy Obejas, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Cherríe Moraga, Kate Schatz, Boris Fishman, Karen Joy Fowler, Elmaz Abinader, Aya de León, Jane Smiley, Luis Alberto Urrea, Mona Eltahawy, Jeff Chang, Claire Messud, Meredith Russo, Reyna Grande, Katie Kitamura, iO Tillett Wright, Francisco Goldman, Celeste Ng, Peter Orner, and Cristina García."--Amazon.com.

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Dansville Public Library 320.973 DER (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52117300458170
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06/30/2020
Lyons Public Library 320.9 RAD (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52141300474250
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Walworth-Seely Public Library 320.973 De Robertis (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52129300914193
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525435136
  • ISBN: 0525435131
  • Physical Description: x, 258 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A symphony of voices / Carolina De Robertis -- Radical hope / Junot Diaz -- Roots -- Dear Mama Harriet / Alicia Garza -- The lantern / Roxana Robinson -- Dear Henry / Lisa See -- Not a moment but a movement / Jewelle Gomez -- A letter to my son / Hari Kunzru -- Dreams from our fathers / Faith Adele -- America / Parnaz Foroutan -- Dear Chebon / Chip Livingston -- Branches -- Human rights is the handhold, pass it on / Mohja Kahf -- You / Achy Obejas -- A time to demand the impossible / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- A "holla" from the West Side / Cherríe Moraga -- What I mean / Kate Schatz -- Dear Mr. Roell / Boris Fishman -- While you are standing / Karen Joy Fowler -- To the woman standing in line at the store, / Elmaz Abinader -- Dear millennials / Aya de León -- Is there no hope? / Jane Smiley -- Grace and karma under Orange Caesar / Luis Alberto Urrea -- #fuckfascism #fuckthepatriarchy / Mona Eltahawy -- The fear and the resistance / Jeff Chang -- Seeds -- A letter to my daughter / Claire Messud -- The most important act of resistance / Meredith Russo -- To my goddaughter / Reyna Grande -- Language is how you will make yourself / Katie Kitamura -- You are my kind / iO Tillett Wright -- Zenaida / Francisco Goldman -- Stay open / Celeste Ng -- Rambling thoughts for Roscoe / Peter Orner -- Queridísima Palomita : a letter to my great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter / Cristina García -- Postscript -- Signs from the Women's March / Carolina De Robertis.
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"Radical Hope is a collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election. Including letters by Junot Díaz, Alicia Garza, Roxana Robinson, Lisa See, Jewelle Gomez, Hari Kunzru, Faith Adiele, Parnaz Foroutan, Chip Livingston, Mohja Kahf, Achy Obejas, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Cherríe Moraga, Kate Schatz, Boris Fishman, Karen Joy Fowler, Elmaz Abinader, Aya de León, Jane Smiley, Luis Alberto Urrea, Mona Eltahawy, Jeff Chang, Claire Messud, Meredith Russo, Reyna Grande, Katie Kitamura, iO Tillett Wright, Francisco Goldman, Celeste Ng, Peter Orner, and Cristina García."--Amazon.com.
Subject: Presidents > United States > Election > 2016.
Open letters.
Political participation > 21st century.
Political activists > Correspondence.


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