An American MemoirDownloadable Audiobook - 2018
[New York, N.Y.] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 
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SFPL_ReadersAdvisory Jul 29, 2020
An essayist and novelist explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies and deception does to a black body, a black family and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse.
SFPL_ReadersAdvisory May 22, 2020
Laymon writes eloquently and honestly about the physical manifestations of violence, grief, trauma, and abuse on his own body. He writes of his own eating disorder and gambling addiction as well as similar issues that run throughout his family. Through self-exploration, storytelling, and honest c... Read More »