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  • The Outingby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 0.99

    An eBook short. In James Baldwin?s classic short story, ?The Outing,? from Going to Meet the Man, a Harlem church group escapes the city for a summer day-trip of prayer and, more importantly, romance.   Every summer, the Harlem Mount of Olives Pentecostal Assembly gives an outing, around the Fourth of July. There is boating, testifying, and illicit... more...

  • Four Great Americans; Washington, Franklin, Webster, Lincolnby James Baldwin

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers Read HowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible editions... more...

  • Nobody Knows My Nameby James Baldwin

    Penguin Books Ltd 1991; Not Available

    Baldwin's early essays have been described as 'an unequalled meditation on what it means to be black in America' . This rich and stimulating collection contains 'Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a Letter from Harlem', polemical pieces on the tragedies inflicted by racial segregation and a poignant account of his first journey to 'the Old Country' , the southern... more...

  • Giovanni's Roomby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken... more...

  • Go Tell It on the Mountainby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 7.99

    ? Mountain ,? Baldwin said, ?is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else.? Go Tell It On The Mountain , first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once... more...

  • No Name in the Streetby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    This stunningly personal document and extraordinary history of the turbulent sixties and early seventies displays James Baldwin's fury and despair more deeply than any of his other works.  In vivid detail he remembers the Harlem childhood that shaped his early conciousness, the later events that scored his heart with pain--the murders of Martin Luther... more...

  • If Beale Street Could Talkby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    Like the blues -- sweet, sad and full of truth --  this masterly work of fiction rocks us with  powerful emotions. In it are anger and pain, but above  all, love -- affirmative love of a woman for her  man, the sustaining love of a black family. Fonny, a  talented young artist, finds himself unjustly  arrested and locked in New York's infamous tombs.... more...

  • The Devil Finds Workby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 14.00

    James Baldwin At The Movies...  Provocative, timeless, brilliant. Bette Davis's eyes, Joan Crawford's bitchy elegance, Stepin Fetchit's stereotype, Sidney Poitier's superhuman black man...  These are the movie stars and the qualities that influenced James Baldwin...  and now become part of his incisive look at racism in American movies. Baldwin... more...

  • The Amen Cornerby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.95

    Only a boy preacher who had grown up to become one of America's most eminent writers could have produced a play like The Amen Corner . For to his first work for the theater James Baldwin brought all the fervor and majestic rhetoric of the storefront churches of his childhood along with an unwavering awareness of the price those churches exacted from... more...

  • Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Goneby James Baldwin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.95

    At the height of his theatrical career, the actor Leo Proudhammer is nearly felled by a heart attack. As he hovers between life and death, Baldwin shows the choices that have made him enviably famous and terrifyingly vulnerable.      For between Leo's childhood on the streets of Harlem and his arrival into the intoxicating world of the theater lies... more...