Nobody Knows My Nameby James Baldwin
Told with Baldwin's characteristically unflinching honesty, this collection of illuminating, deeply felt essays examines topics ranging from race relations in the United States to the role of the writer in society, and offers personal accounts of Richard Wright, Norman Mailer and other writers.
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James Baldwin (1924-1987) was a celebrated African-American novelist, essayist, poet, and social critic. He spent much of his career abroad, which allowed him to gather perspective on the racial, sexual, and social tensions inherent in American society. He is best known for his novel Go Tell it On a Mountain, and his book of essays Notes of a Native Son.
- Date of Birth:
- August 2, 1924
- Date of Death:
- December 1, 1987
- Place of Birth:
- New York, New York
- Place of Death:
- St. Paul de Vence, France
- DeWitt Clinton High School, New York City
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