Vintage Baldwin

Vintage Baldwin

Book - 2004
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Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the great modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions.

"One of the few genuinely indispensable writers." -- The Saturday Review

In his internationally acclaimed novels, short stories, plays and essays, James Baldwin was and remains a powerfully prophetic voice in the American literary landscape, fearlessly brooding upon issues such as race, sex, politics, and art. His literary achievement is a lasting legacy about what it means to be American.

Vintage Baldwin includes the short story "Sonny's Blues"; the galvanizing civil rights examination "My Dungeon Shook: Letter to My Nephew on the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Emancipation"; the essays "Fifth Avenue, Uptown: A Letter from Harlem," "The Discovery of What It Means to Be an American," and "Nobody Knows My Name: A Letter from the South"; and excerpts from the novel Another Country and the play The Amen Corner .
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, c2004
ISBN: 9781400033942
1400033942
Call Number: 813.54 B193v
Characteristics: 201 p. ; 21 cm

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