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Giovanni's Room Hardcover – 4 February 2016

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Born in 1924 in New York City, James Baldwin published the 1953 novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, going on to garner acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality and humanity.
Other novels included Giovanni's Room, Another Country and Just Above My Head as well as essay works like Notes of a Native Son and The Fire Next Time. Having lived in France, he died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul de Vence.

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  • Item Weight : 323 g
  • Hardcover : 200 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1841593729
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1841593722
  • Product Dimensions : 13.3 x 1.7 x 21 cm
  • Publisher : Everyman (4 February 2016)
  • Language: : English
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