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The Fire Next Time - James Baldwin
The Fire Next Time
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Since it was first published, this famous study of the Black Problem in America has become a classic. Powerful, haunting and prophetic, it sounds a clarion warning to the world.
Since it was first published, this famous study of the Black Problem in America has become a classic. Powerful, haunting and prophetic, it sounds a clarion warning to the world.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140182750 (0140182756)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 96
Edition language: English
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learn by going
learn by going rated it
5.0 The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin
There they (police officers) stood, in twos and threes and fours, in their Cub Scout uniforms and with their Cub Scout faces, totally unprepared, as is the way with American he-men, for anything that could not be settled with a club or a fist or a gun. Terrible how much this text is still relevant,...
philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
4.0 The Fire Next Time
"The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line" ισχυρίζεται ο W. E. B. DuBois.Τη συγκεκριμένη συλλογή απαρτίζουν δύο κείμενα, το πρώτο είναι ένα γράμμα του συγγραφέα προς τον ανηψιό του, με διδακτικό, συμβουλευτικό χαρακτήρα, εν είδει προετοιμασίας για τον λευκό κόσμο ο οποίο...
philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
4.0 The Fire Next Time
"The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line" ισχυρίζεται ο W. E. B. DuBois.Τη συγκεκριμένη συλλογή απαρτίζουν δύο κείμενα, το πρώτο είναι ένα γράμμα του συγγραφέα προς τον ανηψιό του, με διδακτικό, συμβουλευτικό χαρακτήρα, εν είδει προετοιμασίας για τον λευκό κόσμο ο οποίο...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 This short book written decades ago, is till true today.
The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin As I began to read the first of two letters in this brief book written in 1963, I was struck by the message which seemed to contain elements of hopeless resignation and self-loathing. It was a letter that outlined injustice and placed blame on many shoulders. It ope...
Muccamukk
Muccamukk rated it
5.0 The Fire Next Time
The write is just gorgeous. I feel like I'l listen and relisten to this every time I want something with spectacular prose. I really needed this after a couple middling pop history books.I'm very clearly not the intended audience for this, but I enjoyed the content nonetheless. I can see why Coates ...
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