"This book. . .traces a curve beginning in formal statements, moving through wary affection and intellectual intimacy, ending with a raw confrontation."Newsweek.
"Margaret Mead and James Baldwin are no ordinary people. . .their conversation. . .takes us along to places to which we could not otherwise go."The Times Literary Supplement (London)
|Publisher:||Random House Publishing Group|
|Product dimensions:||4.12(w) x 6.78(h) x 0.75(d)|
|Age Range:||14 Years|
About the Author
James Baldwin (1924-1987) was a celebrated African-American novelist, essayist, poet, and social critic. He spent much of his career abroad, which allowed him to gather perspective on the racial, sexual, and social tensions inherent in American society. He is best known for his novel Go Tell it On a Mountain, and his book of essays Notes of a Native Son.
Date of Birth:August 2, 1924
Date of Death:December 1, 1987
Place of Birth:New York, New York
Place of Death:St. Paul de Vence, France
Education:DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City