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Another Country
by James Baldwin

Published: 1992-12-01
Paperback : 448 pages
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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting ...
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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is stunning for its emotional intensity and haunting sensuality, depicting men and women, blacks and whites, stripped of their masks of gender and race by love and hatred at the most elemental and sublime.

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  "Greenwich Village to Harlem in the late 1950s"by bradlyman (see profile) 04/17/18

"Another Country" describes characters interacting primarily in NYC's Greenwich Village in the late 1950s. The characters pursue their art - jazz musicians, singers and writers in a City that had not... (read more)

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