Tell Me how Long the Train's Been Gone
No other novel of our time strikes so close to the heart of the dilemma of the black artist in America that this contrversial, gripping portrait of a successful actor explosively confronting his angers, his shames, his past, and his passions. From its moving description of a boy growing up in Harlem to its frankly erotic scenes of love that shattered society's conventions, this is a narrative that cries out for social change and hits with hammer blows of truth at the conscience of a nation.
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TELL ME HOW LONG THE TRAIN'S BEEN GONEUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Train's been gone some time. While Baldwin, over a past decade, has pixied into vascular self-contemplation, a new breed of lions has taken over the delineation of black identity, and this is ... Read full review