JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS- Real American

 

 

Wednesday, November 1 at 7PM

Author
JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS
speaking & signing
Real American

 

 

 


ABOUT REAL AMERICAN

Julie Lythcott-Haims, the beloved author of the New York Times bestselling book How to Raise an Adult, has written a different kind of book this time out – a deeply personal, biting and affecting account of her life growing up as a biracial black woman in American. 

With a brisk poetic sensibility, Lythcott-Haims stirringly evokes her personal battle with the low self-esteem that American racism routinely inflicts on people of color. The only child of 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."


ABOUT JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS

Julie Lythcott-Haims, bestselling author of How to Raise an Adult, served as dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising at Stanford University, where she received the Dinkelspiel Award for her contributions to the undergraduate experience. She holds a BA from Stanford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MFA in writing from California College of the Arts. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto, and resides in the Bay Area with her husband, their two teenagers, and her mother.


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Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Real American: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781250137746
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt & Company - October 3rd, 2017

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