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Go Tell It on the Mountain (Paperback)

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$15.00
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Description


Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

"Mountain," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.

Praise For…


“With vivid imagery, with lavish attention to details, Mr. Baldwin has told his feverish story.” —The New York Times
 
“Brutal, objective and compassionate.” —San Francisco Chronicle
 
“It is written with poetic intensity and great narrative skill.” —Harper’s
 
“Strong and powerful.” —Commonweal
 
“A sense of reality and vitality that is truly extraordinary. . . . He knows Harlem, his people, and the language they use.” —Chicago Sun-Times
 
“This is a distinctive book, both realistic and brutal, but a novel of extraordinary sensitivity and poetry.” —Chicago Sunday Tribune

Product Details
ISBN: 9780385334570
Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperback
Publication Date: June 13th, 2000
Pages: 240

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Staff Picks

You'll get sucked into this mystery with a wry sense of humor just as curmudgeon Sheldon Horowitz does. As he reluctantly moves in with his granddaughter in Oslo, Norway, he becomes involved in protecting a young boy and in the process is changed. One of my favorites. - Nikki