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Go Tell It on the Mountain
by James Baldwin


Overview - " Mountain ," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It on the Mountain , originally published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic.  Read more...

 
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Overview
"Mountain," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It on the Mountain, originally published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery one Saturday in March of 1935 of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a Pentecostal storefront church in Harlem. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle toward self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780375701870
  • ISBN-10: 0375701877
  • Publisher: Vintage Books
  • Publish Date: September 2013
  • Page Count: 226
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.26 x 0.73 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.54 pounds


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