The Resource Real American : a memoir, Julie Lythcott-Haims, (electronic resource)

Real American : a memoir, Julie Lythcott-Haims, (electronic resource)

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Real American : a memoir
Title
Real American
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Julie Lythcott-Haims
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Language
eng
Summary
This program is read by the author. A fearless debut audiobook memoir in which beloved and bestselling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims pulls no punches in her recollections of growing up a biracial black woman in America. Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly evokes her personal battle with the low self-esteem that American racism routinely inflicts on people of color. The only child of a marriage between an African-American father and a white British mother, she shows indelibly how so-called "micro" aggressions in addition to blunt force insults can puncture a person's inner life with a thousand sharp cuts. Real American expresses also, through Lythcott-Haims's path to self-acceptance, the healing power of community in overcoming the hurtful isolation of being incessantly considered "the other." The author of the New York Times bestselling anti-helicopter parenting manifesto How to Raise an Adult, Lythcott-Haims offers listeners a different kind of story this time out, but one that will nevertheless resonate with the legions of students, educators and parents to whom she is now well known, by whom she is beloved, and to whom she has always provided wise and necessary counsel about how to embrace and nurture their best selves. Real American is an affecting memoir, an unforgettable cri de coeur, and a clarion call to all of us to live more wisely, generously and fully. "Courageous, achingly honest." -Michelle Alexander, New York Times bestselling author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness "A compelling, incisive and thoughtful examination of race, origin and what it means to be called an American. Engaging, heartfelt and beautifully written, Lythcott-Haims explores the American spectrum of identity with refreshing courage and compassion." -Bryan Stevenson, New York Times bestselling author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
RECBC
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Lythcott-Haims, Julie
Dewey number
305.800973
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
E184.A1
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Julie Lythcott-Haims
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Macmillan Audio (Firm)
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  • Lythcott-Haims, Julie
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural Heritage
  • Racially mixed people
  • Racially mixed people
  • Racially mixed people
  • Race
  • United States
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Reston (Va.)
  • Palo Alto (Calif.)
  • Stanford (Calif.)
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Label
Real American : a memoir, Julie Lythcott-Haims, (electronic resource)
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Downloadable audio file
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 hr., 35 min.)
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427299864
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computer
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rdamedia
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2147b9de-467a-4ae0-9ab2-dd91b2b9ff06
Publisher number
Z100130260
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1008895756
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Label
Real American : a memoir, Julie Lythcott-Haims, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (6 hr., 35 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427299864
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2147b9de-467a-4ae0-9ab2-dd91b2b9ff06
Publisher number
Z100130260
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1008895756
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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