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Notes of a native son

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1984, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1955, James Baldwin's first nonfiction book has become a classic. These searing essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and Americans abroad remain as powerful today as when they were written. "He named for me the things you feel but couldn't utter. ... Jimmy's essays articulated for the first time to white America what it meant to be American and a black American at the same  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: James Baldwin; Baldwin, James <1924-1987>; James Baldwin; James Baldwin; James Baldwin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Baldwin
ISBN: 0807064319 9780807064313 0745300596 9780745300597
OCLC Number: 10726977
Notes: "New introduction by the author"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 175 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Everybody's protest novel --
Many thousands gone --
Carmen Jones: the dark is light enough --
The Harlem ghetto --
Journey to Atlanta --
Notes of a Native Son --
Encounter on the Seine: Black meets Brown --
A question of identity --
Equal in Paris --
Stranger in the village.
Responsibility: James Baldwin.
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Originally published in 1955, James Baldwin's first nonfiction book has become a classic. These searing essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and Americans abroad remain as powerful today as when they were written. "He named for me the things you feel but couldn't utter. ... Jimmy's essays articulated for the first time to white America what it meant to be American and a black American at the same time."

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