By Douglas Field
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With contributions from significant students of African American literature, background, and cultural stories, A historic advisor to James Baldwin specializes in the 4 tumultous many years that outlined the good author's existence and paintings. offering a entire exam of Baldwin's diversified physique of labor that comes with brief tales, novels, and polemical essays, this assortment displays the key occasions that left an indelible imprint at the iconic author: civil rights, black nationalism and the fight for homosexual rights within the pre- and post-Stonewall eras.
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