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Go tell it on the mountain

Baldwin, James, 1924-19872016
"The haunting coming-of-age story that has become a major American classic, now in an Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics hardcover edition. Originally published in 1953, Go Tell It on the Mountain was James Baldwin's first major work, based in part on his own childhood in Harlem. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a Pentecostal storefront church in Harlem. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle toward self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understood themselves. Introduction by Edwidge Danticat"-- Provided by publisher.
Main title:
Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin ; with an introduction by Edwidge Danticat.
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, authorDanticat, Edwidge, 1969-, author of introduction, etc
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.©2016
xxvii, 236 pages ; 22 cm.
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Includes bibliographical references (page xv).
9781841593715 (hardback)
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryAdult Fiction - GeneralBALDOnloan - Due: 03 Mar 2023
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