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"An essential and groundbreaking text in the effort to understand how American criminal justice went so badly awry." —Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of Between the World and Me
New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award–winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.
"Powerful and disturbing. No one who cares about the future of our public life can afford to ignore this book." —Jackson Lears
A Business Week Best Book of the Year.... "A devastating and wholly necessary book."—Studs Terkel, author of Working
"The most comprehensive multidisciplinary contemplation of mortality we are likely to get."--Thomas Lynch, New York Times Book Review