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The Resource If Beale Street could talk, James Baldwin

If Beale Street could talk, James Baldwin

Label
If Beale Street could talk
Title
If Beale Street could talk
Statement of responsibility
James Baldwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We are in Harlem, the black soul of New York City, in the era of Aretha Franklin and Ray Charles. The narrator of Baldwin's novel is Tish - nineteen, and pregnant. Her lover Fonny, father of her child, is in jail accused of rape. Flashbacks from their love affair are woven into the compelling struggle of two families to win justice for Fonny
Member of
Summary
When a pregnant Tish's boyfriend Fonny, a sculptor, is wrongfully jailed for the rape of a Puerto Rican woman, their families unite to prove the charge false.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
013986
Cataloging source
WWBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-1987
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baldwin, James
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Penguin modern classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • False imprisonment
  • Justice (Virtue)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
If Beale Street could talk, James Baldwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Movie tie-in
  • First published: 1974
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
000064855386
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
172 pages
Isbn
9780241384503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1083257192
Label
If Beale Street could talk, James Baldwin
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Movie tie-in
  • First published: 1974
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
000064855386
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
172 pages
Isbn
9780241384503
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1083257192

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