Hope on A Tightrope

Hope on A Tightrope

Words & Wisdom

Book - 2008
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The New York Times best-selling author of Race Matters and Democracy Matters offers open-hearted wisdom for our times in this courageous collection of quotations, speech excerpts, letters, philosophy, and photographs that reflect the profound humanity that fuels the passionate public intellectual. In a world that seesaws between unconditional love and acceptance and blind hatred and exclusion, Hope on a Tightrope will satisfy readers in search of deep wells of inspiration and challenge that marries the mind to the heart.

This gift book features an original CD that highlights Dr. West's outstanding spoken-word artistry. His August 2007 CD release Never Forget: A Journey of Revelations that featured collaborations with best-selling artists Prince, Jill Scott, and Andre 3000 topped the charts as Billboard's #1 Spoken Word album.

Publisher: Carlsbad, Calif. : Smiley Books : Distributed by Hay House, 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781401921866
1401921868
Call Number: 305.896 WEST
Characteristics: 237 p. : ill. ; 18 cm + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Subjects: West, Cornel -- Political and social views.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Philosophy.
United States -- Race relations.
African Americans -- Conduct of life.
African Americans -- Religion.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Additional Contributors: Smiley, Tavis 1964-

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