James Baldwin: Collected Essays (LOA #98)
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Release Date : 01 February 1998
  • Publisher : Library of America James Baldwin Edition
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 869
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015041612683
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Book Description: A comprehensive compilation of Baldwin's previously published, nonfiction writings encompasses essays on America's racial divide, the social and political turbulence of his time, and his insights into the poetry of Langston Hughes and the music of Earl Hines.

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James Baldwin Collected Essays LOA 98

Author : James Baldwin
Publisher : Library of America James Baldwin Edition
Genre : History
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A comprehensive compilation of Baldwin's previously published, nonfiction writings encompasses essays on America's racial divide, the social and political turbulence of his time, and his insights into the poetry of Langston Hughes and the music of Earl Hines....

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