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The Fire Next Time
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James Baldwin: Collected Essays, Notes of a Native Son, Nobody Knows My Name, The Fire Next Time, No Name in the Street, The Devil Finds Work, Other Essays by James Baldwin
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Biography & Autobiography. Politics. Sociology. Nonfiction. HTML:NATIONAL BESTSELLER ā?¢ The book that galvanized the nation, gave voice to the emerging civil rights movementin the 1960sā??and still lights the way to understanding race in America today. ā?¢ "The finest essay Iā??ve ever read.ā? ā??Ta-Nehisi Coates
At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document from the iconic author of If Beale Street Could Talk and Go Tell It on the Mountain. It consists of two "letters," written on the occasion of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, that exhort Americans, both black and white, to attack the terrible legacy of racism.
Described by The New York Times Book Review as "sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle ā?¦ all presented in searing, brilliant prose," The Fire Next Time stands as a c
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)305.896Social sciences Social Sciences; Sociology and anthropology Groups of people Ethnic and national groups ; racism, multiculturalism Other Groups African Origin
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