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If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin - First Edition - 1974 - from AWARDWINNINGBOOKS (SKU: 582)

If Beale Street Could Talk

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If Beale Street Could Talk

by James Baldwin

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Good. Jacket in mylar. 1st printing. Withdrawn library, no edge stamping, removed pocket, sticker and WD written on endpaper, looks like a bit of spill evidence to front board and jacket but not too bad

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If Beale Street Could Talk, James Baldwin's fifth novel is a love story set in Harlem in the early 70's. Young Tish and Fonny, who are in love and expecting a child. They plan on marrying until Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their tragic love story paints a bleak picture of racism and injustice. It is the only Baldwin novel narrated by a woman. 

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
582
Title
If Beale Street Could Talk
Author
James Baldwin
Book condition
second hand - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Dial Press
Date Published
1974

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