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Parallel time growing up in black and white by Brent A. Staples

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Published by Avon Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Staples, Brent A., -- 1951-,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Newspaper editors -- United States -- Biography,
  • African Americans -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Pantheon Books, 1994

StatementBrent Staples
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. ;
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16929274M
ISBN 100380724758

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  Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White Pantheon Books Nonfiction. The book ends with the first success of Staples’s journalism career, which is paralleled with the death of his drug-dealing brother Blake in He observes resonantly that chance and complexity, not a simple morality tale, must be factored into any accounting.   Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time The first book-length exploration of the most exciting development in modern physics, the theory of dimensional space. The theory of hyperspace, which Michio Kaku pioneered, may be the leading candidate for the Theory of Everything that Einstein spent the remaining Pages:   Parallel Time. by Brent Staples. We'd love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy. Amazon; Apple Books; Audiobook; Audiobooks Now; B&N ; Book Passage ; Book People ; Books & Books ; Books Inc ; Books-A-Million ; Brookline Booksmith ; Changing Hands. About Parallel Time. From Pulitzer Prize winner Brent Staples, an evocative memoir that poses universal questions: Where does the family end and the self begin? What do we owe our families, and what do we owe our dreams for ourselves? What part of the past is a .

New York:: Pantheon,, (). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. The author's first book, both a moving memoir and a provocative look at growing up black in a white USA - scholarships to a local college and then graduate study at the University of Chicago pulled him away from his home in a small industrial town near. Hyperspace: A Scientific Odyssey Through Parallel Universes, Time Warps, and the 10th Dimension (, ISBN ) is a book by Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist from the City College of New focuses on Kaku's studies of higher dimensions referred to as recurring theme of the book is that all four forces of the universe (the strong Author: Michio Kaku.   "Parallel Time" was an interesting book. It told a story about Brent's life and his struggle to be a writer. The message I got out of this book was that you are your own person and that you have total control over your life. I was able to read and visualize how Brent grew up as a black child, and how hard it by: H. G. Wells wrote what is apparently the first explicit para time novel, Men Like Gods (), complete with multiverse theory and a paratime machine. Murray Leinster's story "Sidewise in Time" (), showing different parts of the Earth somehow occupied by different parallel universes, was influential in science fiction.