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Nobody knows my name; more notes of a native son.


'These essays...live and grow in the mind' - James Campbell, "Independent". Baldwin's early essays have been described as 'an unequaled meditation on what it means to be black in America'. This rich and stimulating collection contains "Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a Letter from Harlem", polemical pieces on the tragedies inflicted by racial segregation and a poignant account of his first journey to 'the Old Country', the Southern states. Yet equally compelling are his "Notes for a Hypothetical Novel" and personal reflections on ...

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Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes Of A Native Son
1991, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780140184471


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