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Another Country - James Baldwin
Another Country
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4.09 115
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141186375 (0141186372)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 452
Edition language: English
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4.5 Another Country, by James Baldwin
"So what can we really do for each other except--just love each other and be each other's witness?" When I finished Another Country, it brought tears to my eyes. There's so much suffering exquisitely depicted alongside glimmers of love and beauty, such whole, flawed characters. Like the recently r...
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5.0 Another Country
Broke my heart. Baldwin is an amazing writer. The beginning and end were most vivid for me. I'm struggling with the words for how this book made me feel, but I couldn't put it down. Everyone's story was fascinating, every main character felt fleshed out and relevant to me.
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4.0 Another Country
[...]not unless you're willing to ask yourself how you'd have made it, if they dumped on you what they dumped on Rufus. And you can't ask yourself that question because there's no way in the world for you to know what Rufus went through, not in this world, not as long as you're white.Πρόκειται για έ...
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5.0 Another Country
A small knot of people in Greenwich Village become friends, sleep together, abuse each other, emotionally and physically, and yet, somehow you can still believe that they care for each other. Their relationships are fluid, but 'Another Country' demonstrates how devastating the wounds those relations...
Uncertain, Fugitive, Half-fabulous
Uncertain, Fugitive, Half-fabulous rated it
They were not cursing something they longed for and feared, they were joking about something they longed for and loved.p. 104Whenever I read something that's been accepted as a "classic" or "masterpiece" there's always a part of me that wants to just kinda like it, or actively dislike it, just so th...
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