Go Tell It on the Mountain

Go Tell It on the Mountain

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ISBN10: 0345806549 ISBN13: 9780345806543 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 12 2013 Pages: 263 Weight: 0.30lbs. Height: 7.00" Width: 4.00" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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In one of the greatest American classics, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity. 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.

With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin tells the story of the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935. Originally published in 1953, Baldwin said of his first novel, Mountain is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else.

"With vivid imagery, with lavish attention to details ... a] feverish story." --The New York Times
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