First published in 1962, Baldwin's novel describes American society in terms of corrupted relationships between the sexes and different races.
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Born in Harlem in 1924, Baldwin had an early career as a teenage preacher. He lived in Paris from 1948-1956 and his first novels, the autobiographical GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN and GIOVANNI'S ROOM established him as a promising novelist and anticipated some of the themes of his later works, such as racism and sexuality. He became a prominent spokesperson for racial equality, especially during the civil rights movement. He lived in France during his last years. Baldwin died in 1987.
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Book Description Vintage, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140184112
Book Description Vintage, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140184112