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Heavy by Kiese Laymon
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This is probably the most apt title of a memoir ever written. It was indeed heavy reading, Laymon's personal essays written in a sort of epistolary way to his mother. Eye opening and heartbreaking with themes of addiction and family bonds, as well as the ever present racism that shaped Kiese's life. I found it profoundly moving and sad.
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January 7, 2020 – Started Reading
January 7, 2020 – Shelved
February 8, 2020 – Finished Reading

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