Another Country

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Vintage Books, 1962 - Fiction - 436 pages
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Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime. In a small set of friends, Baldwin imbues the best and worst intentions of liberal America in the early 1970s.

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User Review  - CatEllington - LibraryThing

"You can determine the caliber of a man by the amount of opposition it takes to discourage him." — Rocky Balboa That powerful and legenday quote comes to mind when I consider the James Baldwin ... Read full review

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User Review  - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing

“Love was a country he knew nothing about.” This novel centres on tormented love: love between men and women, homosexuals, whites and Negroes, shown through various shifting relationships in a group ... Read full review

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About the author (1962)

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.

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