Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

  • by Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin
  • Narrated by James Baldwin
  • 0 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

James Baldwin gives an electrifying reading about a young gay American in Paris recalling a dramatic and transforming incident from his boyhood, as he struggles to accept his sexual identity.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

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What the Critics Say

“Baldwin’s powerful reading is part of the newly re-released series” (Boston Globe)
“The unmistakable stamp of personal passion”, (Chicago Daily News )
"A great reading” Saturday Review, (John Ciardi)

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Heart-achingly beautiful

This text alone and this reading show so clearly the inhumanity, the destructiveness of our general, casual homophobia. I am moved to the core of my being and I wish I heard more.
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- Schwep Fizz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-04-2014
  • Publisher: Calliope Author Readings