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Giovanni's Room (original 1956; edition 2000)
Nifty Fifties (12)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0385334583, Paperback)Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.
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"Set in the 1950s, Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality"--P.  of cover.
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Two editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
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