If Beale Street Could Talk


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Author(s): Baldwin, James

We are in Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin's novel is Tish nineteen, and pregnant. Her lover Fonny, father of her child, is in jail accused of rape. Flashbacks from their love affair are woven into the compelling struggle of two families to win justice for Fonny.

About the author:

Born in 1924 in New York City, James Baldwin published the 1953 novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, going on to garner acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality and humanity.
Other novels included Giovanni's Room, Another Country and Just Above My Head as well as essay works like Notes of a Native Son and The Fire Next Time. Having lived in France, he died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul de Vence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780241384503

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 192

Publication Date: 20190108

Publisher: Penguin UK

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 196 mm128 mm14 mm 

Weight: 150 gr

 

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