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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library BAL (Text) 33500012737722 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library BAL (Text) 33500012737730 Main Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library BAL (Text) 35500000001774 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780679744719
  • Physical Description: 436 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Laurel edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Press, [1962]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"First there is a battlefield, a pressure-cooker, a time-bomb: the destructive potential that exists in racial bigotry, in color prejudice and in the tensions and sensitivities which such attitudes encourage. Woven into this pattern of violence, there is a theme that is gentle, wistful and poetic: this is Baldwin's apologia for homosexual love."
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Author Notes

James Baldwin was born in 1924 and educated in New York. The author of over twenty works of fiction and non-fiction, Baldwin received numerous accolades, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Ford Foundation Grant. In 1986 he was made a Commander of the Legion of Honor. He died in 1987.

Subject: Racism > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Suicide victims > Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) > Fiction.
African Americans.
Suicide victims.
New York (State) > New York.
Genre: Romance fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Romance fiction.
Love stories.

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