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Heavy: An American Memoir

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In this powerful and provocative memoir, Kiese Laymon fearlessly explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies, and deception does to a black body, a black family, and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse. From his early experiences to his life as a college professor, Laymon charts his complex relationship with his family, weight, sex, gambling, and writing. Defiant, vulnerable, and insightful, Heavy names secrets Laymon spent a lifetime avoiding - and asks all of us to confront the terrifying possibility that few of us know how to responsibly love.

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ISBN: 9781501125669
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Language: English
Page Count: 241
Size: 8.50" l x 5.50" w x 1.00"
Series: N/A