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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

This new Baldwin novel is told by a 19-year-old black girl named Tish in a New York City ghetto about how she fell in love with a young black man, Fonny. He got framed on a rape charge and she got pregnant before they could marry and move into their loft; but Tish and her family Finance a trip to Puerto Rico to track down the rape victim and rescue Fonny, a sculptor with slanted eyes and treasured ... Read full review

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Review: If Beale Street Could Talk

User Review  - SB - Goodreads

It felt awful to have to turn over each page and find yet more emotional sincerity, which, in this book and probably everywhere else, actually works against itself. I pretty much hated it and usually ... Read full review

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