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James Baldwin

Another Country

Published in 1962, this is an emotionally intense novel of love, hatred, race and liberal America in the 1960s. Set in Greenwhich Village, Harlem and France, ANOTHER COUNTRY tells the story of the suicide of jazz-musician Rufus Scott and the friends who search for an understanding of his life and death, discovering uncomfortable truths about themselves along the way.
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  • Áshley Fontanilladeelde een impressie4 jaar geleden

    Yves wants to go to nyc

  • Anna Winogradownadeelde een impressie6 jaar geleden
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    🎯De moeite waard

    Absolutely stunning piece of work. Actually opened my eyes in so many regards a little further.

  • David-Andrei Tunsdeelde een impressie5 maanden geleden
    👍De moeite van het lezen waard

    Really enjoyed it. The ending broke me, even though it was not unexpected.


  • Natalie Galindociteerde uit6 jaar geleden
    The life you think you should want,’ said Eric, ‘is always the life that looks safest.
  • James Matiasciteerde uit6 jaar geleden
    A sign advertised the chewing gum which would help one to relax and keep smiling. An hotel’s enormous neon name challenged the starless sky. So did the names of movie stars and people currently appearing or scheduled to appear on Broadway, along with the mile-high names of the vehicles which would carry them into immortality. The great buildings, unlit, blunt like the phallus or sharp like the spear, guarded
  • angelicamorales524citeerde uit7 jaar geleden
    Somewhere in his heart the black boy hated the white boy because he was white.

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