THE BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLE: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

The author's account of growing up with a former Black Panther for a father in a disintegrating corner of Baltimore.Unlike so many of his compatriots in the Black Power movement, Paul Coates didn't burn out in disappointment after the heat of '60s idealism turned to ash. Instead, he raised his family, a polyglot mix of children from four mothers, to exacting standards in a Baltimore that by the ... Read full review

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