Barnes, John -- The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism [Book]
London: Headline, 2021. First Edition. 298pp. Hardcover: FINE. Dust Wrapper: FINE. SIGNED by the author.
John Barnes spent the first dozen years of his life in Jamaica before moving to the UK with his family in 1975. Six years later he was a professional footballer, distinguishing himself for Watford, Liverpool and England, and in the process becoming this country's most prominent black player. By vividly evoking his personal experiences, and holding a mirror to this country's past, present and future, Barnes provides a powerful and moving testimony. The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism will help to inform and advance the global conversation around society's ongoing battle with the awful stain of prejudice. Barnes and Noble.