Book :: Go Tell It on the Mountain

Go Tell It on the Mountain
By: James Baldwin
Pages: 256
Published: 1953
Genre(s): African American
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James Baldwin's stunning first novel is now an American classic. With startling realism that brings Harlem and the black experience vividly to life, this is a work that touches the heart with emotion while it stimulates the mind with its narrative style, symbolism, and excoriating vision of racism in America. Moving through time from the rural South to the northern ghetto, starkly contrasting...

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