Go tell it on the mountain: and related readings

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McDougal Littell, Jan 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 378 pages
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The story of John Grimes, a young Black man living in Harlem in the 1930s and his relationship with his strict storefront preacher-father, Gabriel, who had moved from the South to escape his past. The story also follows the difficult passage of the son of a stoically courageous mother to manhood amid the family's past from the Deep South to Depression-era Harlem.

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I don't know why I hadn't read James Baldwin before, but this year I am trying to rectify that lapse. This is a brilliant, character-driven book, with beautiful use of language. A large part of the ... Read full review

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Although this was well-written, I can't say I enjoyed reading this novel about a dysfunctional family affected by fanatical religious family members and other characters here. Overall, kind of a ... Read full review

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Contents

Go Tell It on the Mountain
3
The Prayers of the Saints
69
The ThreshingFloor
227
Copyright

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