0140187979
If Beale Street could talk / James Baldwin.
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Author: Baldwin, James, 1924-1987,
Publication year: 2019
Format: Paperback
Publisher: London : Penguin,
ISBN: 9780140187977 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: London: Michael Joseph, 1974.
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. To this love story James Baldwin brings a spare and impassioned intensity, charging it with universal resonance and power.
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Paperback:If Beale Street could talk:2018.
Physical Description:
172 pages ; 20 cm

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