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Giovanni's room

Author: James Baldwin
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Series: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 372.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The groundbreaking novel by one of the most important twentieth-century American writers--now in an Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics hardcover edition. Giovanni's Room is set in the Paris of the 1950s, where a young American expatriate finds himself caught between his repressed desires and conventional morality. David has just proposed marriage to his American girlfriend, but while she is away on a trip he
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Baldwin
ISBN: 9781101907740 1101907746 9781841593722 1841593729
OCLC Number: 911063697
Description: xxxi, 159 pages ; 22 cm
Series Title: Everyman's library (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.), 372.
Responsibility: James Baldwin ; with an introduction by Colm Tóibín.

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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  Read more...

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Audacious ... remarkable ... elegant and courageous -- Caryl Phillips A powerful book because of the stark simplicity of its drama and the intensity of its vision -- Colm Toibin Exquisite ... a feat Read more...

 
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