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Go Tell It on the Mountain - James Baldwin
Go Tell It on the Mountain
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375701870 (0375701877)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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3.0 Go Tell It on the Mountain
But I don’t care how many times you change your ways, what’s in you is in you, and it’s got to come outI know why this book sat on my shelf for so long. I read Giovanni’s Room several years ago, and while I loved James Baldwin’s writing, I really did not care for the story, particularly the way it e...
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3.0 Go Tell It on the Mountain
It was his identity, and part, therefore, of that wickedness for which his father beat him and to which he clung in order to withstand his father. His father’s arm, rising and falling, might make him cry, and that voice might cause him to tremble; yet his father could never be entirely the victor, f...
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4.0 Review | Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin
“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, originally published in 1953, is Baldwin’s first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, re...
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4.0 Go Tell It on the Mountain
So as I said initially this book was a little bit weird for me. I think it's because we follow several characters and I thought the latter half of the book just was not that great because of all of the jumping around that takes place.The main part of the story takes place in Harlem in the 1930s. The...
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3.0 Review: Go Tell it on the Mountain
No doubt, James Baldwin had a mastery of the English language. There is a lilt to his words that echoes the classics of literature. With its religious theme, Go Tell It on the Mountain nearly comes across seamlessly as another testament of the Bible. I believe this was Baldwin's intention, but if no...
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