Another country

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Dial Press, 1962 - African Americans Fiction - 436 pages
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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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What wonderful writing. - Goodreads
In some ways this novel was very hard to read. - Goodreads
It is a novel which is purely character development. - Goodreads
It's not a story of plot. - Goodreads
And frankly, a few too many sex scenes. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Didi - Goodreads

It's the late fifties in New York and Another Country begins following the ineffaceable Rufus Scott. He's a jazz musician whose luck seems to have run out. From there the story of Another Country ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jericha - Goodreads

I'm not easily enticed into unconditional praise, but I've never read anything quite like this, and I'm still sort of astonished by how masterful - and not just masterful, deep-down-in-the-bones good ... Read full review

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