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If Beale Street could talk

If Beale Street could talk

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, author

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

Paperback, Book. English. Love stories. General.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2019
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Statement of responsibility: James Baldwin
ISBN: 0140187979, 9780140187977
Note: Originally published: London: Michael Joseph, 1974.
Physical Description: 172 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: African Americans Fiction.