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The Resource If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin

If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin

Label
If Beale Street could talk : a novel
Title
If Beale Street could talk
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Baldwin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This novel is a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, the story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions: affection, despair, and hope. In a love story that evokes the blues, where passion and sadness are inevitably intertwined, the author has created two characters so alive and profoundly realized that they are unforgettably ingrained in the American psyche
Member of
Awards note
Recommended Read, Essence Book Club.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-1987
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baldwin, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.A45
LC item number
I4 2006
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Vintage international
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
African Americans
Label
If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1387161
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780307275936
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007270147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1387161
  • (OCoLC)72047484
  • (OCoLC)72047484
Label
If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1387161
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780307275936
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007270147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1387161
  • (OCoLC)72047484
  • (OCoLC)72047484

Library Locations

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