James Baldwin: Early Novels & Stories (Loa #97): Go Tell It on the Mountain / Giovanni's Room / Another Country / Going to Meet the Man

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$40.00  $37.20
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Library of America
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Pages
992
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.23 X 1.26 inches | 1.39 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781883011512

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About the Author

With the novel Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953), a distillation of his own experiences as a preacher's son in 1930s Harlem, and the essay collection Notes of a Native Son (1955), James Baldwin (1924-1987) established himself as a prophetic voice of his era. Some such voices may grow fainter with the passage of time, but Baldwin remains an inescapable presence, not only a chronicler of his epoch but a thinker who helped shape it.

Toni Morrison, volume editor, is the author of a number of award-winning novels, including Love, Jazz, Beloved, Song of Solomon, Sula, and The Bluest Eye. She was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993.

Reviews

"James Baldwin's gift to our literary tradition is that rarest of treasures, a rhetoric of fiction and the essay that is, at once, Henry Jamesian and King Jamesian." --Henry Louis Gates, Jr.