Special Collections PS3552 A45 A66 1963
London: The Book Club
The blurb of this 1963 edition of James Baldwin’s Another Country (1962) describes the novel ‘as born out of intense fury, rage and, above all, compassion’. Baldwin (1924-87), an African American writer brought up in Harlem, New York, often addressed the complex social issues of race and sexuality in his writing. Written at a time of great social turmoil in the United States, this controversial novel was a best seller. It tells the tale of a group of people living in Greenwich Village and explores the relationships ‘between black and white, between man and woman, [and] between man and man’. This book was purchased in 2010.
James Baldwin, “Another Country,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed February 20, 2020, http://ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/8304.
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