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Title Radical hope : letters of love and dissent in dangerous times / edited by Carolina De Robertis.

Publication Info. New York : Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    324.973 RAD    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description x, 258 pages ; 21 cm
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Contents A symphony of voices / Carolina De Robertis -- Radical hope / Junot Díaz -- Dear Mama Harriet / Alicia Garza -- The lantern / Roxana Robinson -- Dear Henry / Lisa See -- Not a moment but a movement / Jewelle Gomez -- A letter to my son / Hari Kunzru -- Dreams from our fathers / Faith Adiele -- America / Parnaz Foroutan -- Dear Chebon / Chip Livingston -- Human rights is the handhold, pass it on / Mohja Kahf -- You / Achy Obejas -- A time to demand the impossible / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- A "holla" from the West Side / Cherríe Moraga -- What I mean / Kate Schatz -- Dear Mr. Roell / Boris Fishman -- While you are standing / Karen Joy Fowler -- To the woman standing in line at the store, / Elmaz Abinader -- Dear millennials / Aya de León -- Is there no hope? / Jane Smiley -- Grace and karma under Orange Caesar / Luis Alberto Urrea -- #fuckfascism #fuckthepatriarchy / Mona Eltahawy -- The fear and the resistance / Jeff Chang -- A letter to my daughter / Claire Messud -- The most important act of resistance / Meredith Russo -- To my goddaughter / Reyna Grande -- Language is how you will make yourself / Katie Kitamura -- You are my kind / iO Tillett Wright -- Zenaida / Francisco Goldman -- Stay open / Celeste Ng -- Rambling thoughts for Roscoe / Peter Orner -- Queridísima Palonita : a letter to my great-great-great-great-great granddaughter / Cristina García -- Signs from the Women's March / Carolina De Robertis.
Summary A collection of letters--to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists.
Subject Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016.
Open letters.
Political participation -- 21st century.
Political activists -- Correspondence.
Dissenters -- Attitudes.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-2017.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2017-
Genre/Form Personal correspondence.
Added Author De Robertis, Carolina, editor.
Container of (work): De Robertis, Carolina. Symphony of voices.
Container of (work): Díaz, Junot, 1968- Radical hope.
Container of (work): Garza, Alicia, 1981- Dear Mama Harriet.
Container of (work): Robinson, Roxana. Lantern.
Container of (work): See, Lisa. Dear Henry.
Container of (work): Gomez, Jewelle, 1948- Not a moment but a movement.
Container of (work): Kunzru, Hari, 1969- Letter to my son.
Container of (work): Adielé, Faith. Dreams from our fathers.
Container of (work): Foroutan, Parnaz. America.
Container of (work): Livingston, Chip. Dear Chebon.
Container of (work): Kahf, Mohja, 1967- Human rights is the handhold, pass it on.
Container of (work): Obejas, Achy, 1956- You.
Container of (work): Nguyen, Viet Thanh, 1971- Time to demand the impossible.
Container of (work): Moraga, Cherríe. "Holla" from the West Side.
Container of (work): Schatz, Kate. What I mean.
Container of (work): Fishman, Boris, 1979- Dear Mr. Roell.
Container of (work): Fowler, Karen Joy. While you are standing.
Container of (work): Abinader, Elmaz. To the woman standing in line at the store.
Container of (work): De León, Aya (Novelist). Dear millennials.
Container of (work): Smiley, Jane. Is there no hope?
Container of (work): Urrea, Luis Alberto. Grace and karma under Orange Caesar.
Container of (work): Eltahawy, Mona, 1967- #fuckfascism #fuckthepatriarchy.
Container of (work): Chang, Jeff. Fear and the resistance.
Container of (work): Messud, Claire, 1966- Letter to my daughter.
Container of (work): Russo, Meredith. Most important act of resistance.
Container of (work): Grande, Reyna. To my goddaughter.
Container of (work): Kitamura, Katie M. Language is how you will make yourself.
Container of (work): Wright, iO Tillett. You are my kind.
Container of (work): Goldman, Francisco. Zenaida.
Container of (work): Ng, Celeste. Stay open.
Container of (work): Orner, Peter. Rambling thoughts for Roscoe.
Container of (work): García, Cristina, 1958- Queridísima Palonita.
Container of (work): De Robertis, Carolina. Signs from the Women's March.
ISBN 9780525435136 (paperback)
0525435131 (paperback)

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