The fire next time
James Baldwin

The fire next time

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Published by Dell Publishing Co. in New York .
Written in English

About the Book

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A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. 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. 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...all presented in searing, brilliant prose," The Fire Next Time stands as a classic of our literature.

The Physical Object

Pagination
141 p.
Number of pages
141

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL18073099M
ISBN 10
0440325420
Goodreads
860800
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