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  • Notes Of A Native Son by James Baldwin
    Notes Of A Native Son (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    The author shares his views of black thought and the conditions of black life in America during the 1940's and early 1950's.

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  • Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    Giovanni's Room (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, this title presents a story of a fated love triangle that explores the conflicts between desire, conventional morality and sexual identity.

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  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    The Fire Next Time (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Sounds a clarion warning to the world.

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  • Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin
    Go Tell it on the Mountain (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    Presents a semi-autobiographical exploration of the troubled life of the Grimes family in Harlem during the Depression.

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  • Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    Giovanni's Room (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    David has just proposed marriage to his American girlfriend, but while she is away on a trip he becomes involved in a doomed affair with a bartender named Giovanni. This title is set in the Paris of the 1950s, where a young American expatriate finds himself caught between his repressed desires and conventional morality.

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  • Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    Giovanni's Room (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    When David meets the sensual Giovanni in a bohemian bar, he is swept into a passionate love affair. But his girlfriend's return to Paris destroys everything. Unable to admit to the truth, David pretends the liaison never happened - while Giovanni's life descends into tragedy. This book introduces love's fascinating possibilities and extremities.

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  • Another Country by James Baldwin
    Another Country (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    After Rufus Scott, an embittered and unemployed black jazz-musician commits suicide, his sister Ida and old friend Vivaldo become lovers. Yet their feelings for each other are complicated by Rufus's friends, especially the homosexual actor Eric Jones who has been Vivaldo's lover.

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  • Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
    Go Tell It on the Mountain (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    'Go back to where you started, or as far back as you can, examine all of it, travel your road again and tell the truth about it. Sing or shout or testify or keep it to yourself: but know whence you came.'Originally published in 1953, Go Tell it on the Mountain was James Baldwin's first major work, based in part on his own childhood in Harlem.

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  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
    The Fire Next Time (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document. It consists of two "letters," written on...

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  • James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories by James Baldwin
    James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    Here, in a Library of America volume edited by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, is the fiction that established James Baldwin's reputation as a writer who fused unblinking realism and rare verbal eloquence. His first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), tells the story, rooted in Baldwin's own experience, of a preacher's son coming of age in 1930's Harlem. Ten years in the writing, its...

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  • Robinson Crusoe for Children (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by James Baldwin
    Robinson Crusoe for Children (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    James Baldwin (1841-1925) was an American editor and author. Largely self-educated, he began teaching at the age of 24. In addition to editing school books, he started writing books of his own. After the publication in 1882 of The Story of Siegfried, he went on to write more than 50 others. At one time it was estimated that of all the school books in use in the United States, over half had been...

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  • Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo by James Baldwin
    Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    James E. Baldwin examines how the interplay of these two conceptions of Islamic law religious scholarship and royal justice undergirded legal practice in Cairo, the largest and richest city in the Ottoman provinces.

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  • Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
    Go Tell It on the Mountain (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    "Mountain," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a...

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  • Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    Giovanni's Room (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    An American, separated from his fiancâee, becomes involved in an intense relationship with a young Italian bartender while in Paris.

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  • If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin
    If Beale Street Could Talk (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    When a pregnant Tish's boyfriend Fonny, a sculptor, is wrongfully jailed for the rape of a Puerto Rican woman, their families unite to prove the charge false.

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  • Going to Meet the Man: Virtage International Edition by James Baldwin
    Going to Meet the Man: Virtage International Edition (English, Paperback) James Baldwin

    "There's no way not to suffer. But you try all kinds of ways to keep from drowning in it." The men and women in these eight short fictions grasp this truth on an elemental level, and their stories, as told by James Baldwin, detail the ingenious and often desperate ways in which they try to keep their head above water. It may be the heroin that a down-and-out jazz pianist uses to face the terror of...

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  • James Baldwin: Collected Essays (Loa #98) by James Baldwin
    James Baldwin: Collected Essays (Loa #98) (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    "Collected Essays" is the most comprehensive gathering of Baldwin's nonfiction ever published. The collection confirms his as a uniquely prophetic voice in American letters. Included are such famous essays as "The Harlem Ghetto", "Everybody's Protest Novel", Many Thousands Gone", and "Stranger in the Village".

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  • James Baldwin: Later Novels by James Baldwin
    James Baldwin: Later Novels (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    James Baldwin established himself as the indispensable voice of the Civil Rights era, a figure whose prophetic exploration of the racial and sexual fissures in American society raised the consciousness of American readers. This new Library of America volume see's three of Baldwin's later novels collected for the first time; Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone (1968), If Beale Street Could Talk...

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  • Little Man, Little Man by James Baldwin
    Little Man, Little Man (English, Hardback) James Baldwin, Yoran Cazac

    Now available for the first time in nearly forty years, James Baldwin's only children's book Little Man, Little Man follows the day to day life of the four year old protagonist TJ and his friends in their 1970s Harlem neighborhood as they encounter the social realities of being black in America.

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  • Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin
    Notes of a Native Son (English, Hardback) James Baldwin

    A penetrating presentation of the experiences of this Negro author in America and Europe

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