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Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin.

Go tell it on the mountain

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987 author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780345806550
  • ISBN: 0345806557
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage International, [2013]

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"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 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 storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.
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Subject: African American men > Fiction.
Racism > United States > Fiction.
African American families > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
African Americans > Religion > Fiction.
Literary.
FICTION > General.
African American families.
African American men.
African Americans > Religion.
Racism.
New York (State) > New York.
United States.
Genre: Electronic books.
Fiction.
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