Notes of a native son

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Beacon Press , Boston
Baldwin, James, 1924-, African Americans -- Civil rights., African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964., United States -- Race relat

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United S

StatementJames Baldwin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .B2 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvi, 175 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1889453M
ISBN 100807009075
LC Control Number90052598

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Baldwin’s father died ina few hours before his last child was born. After his father’s funeral, which took place on Baldwin’s birthday, a race riot broke out in Harlem.

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Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk, Malcolm X and Alex Haley’s Autobiography of Malcolm X, Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, and—in more recent years—Ta .In "Notes of a Native Son," James Baldwin surveys in pungent commentary certain phases of the contemporary scene as they relate to the citizenry of the United States, particularly Negroes.

Harlem, the protest novel, bigoted religion, the Negro press and the student milieu of Paris are all examined in black and white, with alternate shutters.