Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward

Men We Reaped

Jesmyn Ward

nonfiction memoir emotional reflective sad medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2013

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Named one of the Best Books of the Century by New York MagazineTwo-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward (Salvage the Bones, Sing, Unburied, Sing) contends with the deaths of five young men dear to her, and the risk of being a black man in t...
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emotional 91%
sad 86%
reflective 74%
dark 42%
challenging 41%
informative 22%
tense 9%
inspiring 5%
hopeful 4%


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slow 18%
fast 11%

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