How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America

by Kiese Laymon

Paperback, 148 pages, Agate, List Price: $15 | purchase

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How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America
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In this collection of essays, author Kiese Laymon deals in depth with his own personal story, which is filled with trials and reflections that illuminate under-appreciated aspects of contemporary American life. Essay topics include family, race, violence, writing and coming of age in Mississippi.

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