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How We Fight For Our Lives

From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.

“People don’t just happen,” writes Saeed Jones. “We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people who dared to raise us. The ‘I’ it seems doesn’t exist until we are able to say, ‘I am no longer yours.’ ”

Haunted and haunting, Jones’s memoir tells the story of a young, black, gay man from the South as he fights to carve out a place for himself, within his family, within his country, within his...

Laurie Halse AndersonThis book is amazing. Thank you, @theferocity - your story gutted me, then filled me up again. (Source)

John R StantonSitting in a bar reading my homie @theferocity’s new book How We Fight For Our Lives. Its breathtaking, and I almost hate him for being so good at writing seemingly small phrases that carry the weight of a hundred worlds. (Source)

Sarah Thyre@theferocity I'm so happy for your success and the reception your remarkable book is getting. You deserve it! (Source)

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