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ISBN13: 9780385334563
ISBN10: 0385334567
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The stark grief of a brother mourning a brother opens this novel with a stunning, unforgettable experience.  Here, in a monumental saga of love and rage, Baldwin goes back to Harlem, to the church of his groundbreaking novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, to the homosexual passion of Giovanni's Room, and to the political fire that enflames his nonfiction work.  Here, too, the story of gospel singer Arthur Hall and his family becomes both a journey into another country of the soul and senses--and a living contemporary history of black struggle in this land.

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nicjas, December 23, 2006 (view all comments by nicjas)
I took a class on Baldwin and having read all his fiction, this was the book that really struck me in everyway. It is a book about community, love, memory, and living in a world where being black could get you killed. Yet, overall, it is a book about being human with all that that entails.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385334563
Author:
Baldwin, James A.
Publisher:
Delta
Author:
Baldwin, James
Location:
New York
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Brothers
Subject:
Gay men
Subject:
Afro-american men
Subject:
Gospel musicians
Subject:
Harlem
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one auth
Subject:
African American families
Subject:
New york (n.y.)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 58
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 1.5 in 1.05 lb

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