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.


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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Customer Reviews

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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