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Baldwin's Harlem A Biography of James Baldwin

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ISBN-10: 0743293088

ISBN-13: 9780743293082

Edition: N/A

Authors: Herb Boyd

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Baldwin's Harlemis an intimate portrait of the life and genius of one of our most brilliant literary minds: James Baldwin. Perhaps no other writer is as synonymous with Harlem as James Baldwin (1924-1987). The events there that shaped his youth greatly influenced Baldwin's work, much of which focused on his experiences as a black man in white America.Go Tell It on the Mountain,The Fire Next Time,Notes of a Native Son, andGiovanni's Roomare just a few of his classic fiction and nonfiction books that remain an essential part of the American canon. In Baldwin's Harlem, award-winning journalist Herb Boyd combines impeccable biographical research with astute literary criticism, and reveals to…    
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication date: 12/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Herb Boyd teaches at the College of New Rochelle & New York University. He lives in New York City.

Born in Harlem
Encountering Countee Cullen
Langston Hughes
Death in Harlem
Malcolm X
The Harlem Six
The Jewish Question
Harlem, Real and Imagined
Cruse's Crisis
Chronology of Major Events in James Baldwin's Life
Selected Bibliography
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