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Hardcover When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era Book

ISBN: 0525511806

ISBN13: 9780525511809

When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era

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LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD - A "vivid and frank" (NPR) account of the crack cocaine era and a community's ultimate resilience, told through a cast of characters whose lives illuminate the dramatic rise and fall of the epidemic

"A master class in disrupting a stubborn narrative, a monumental feat for the fraught subject of addiction in Black communities."--The Washington Post

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When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era in 2023 National Book Awards Longlist
2023 National Book Awards Longlist
Published by Amanda Cleveland • September 17, 2023
Presented by the National Book Foundation, the National Book Awards celebrate the best writing in America. Every year, a winner is chosen in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, literature in translation, and young people’s literature from 10 finalists. Here are this year’s nominated titles.
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