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A Passenger from the West
     

A Passenger from the West

by Nabile Fares, Peter Thompson (Translator)
 

In 1970, Nabile Farès received the surprise opportunity to interview influential African-American author James Baldwin for Jeune Afrique magazine. What begins in this book as an interview with Baldwin confronting the true history of Black America leads Farès into a journey through his own past. Vivid encounters in France and Spain connect with

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In 1970, Nabile Farès received the surprise opportunity to interview influential African-American author James Baldwin for Jeune Afrique magazine. What begins in this book as an interview with Baldwin confronting the true history of Black America leads Farès into a journey through his own past. Vivid encounters in France and Spain connect with Farès's remembrances of his native Algeria, its war for independence, and the traumatizing effect it had on him as a child. The original magazine interview with Baldwin is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608010080
Publisher:
University of New Orleans Publishing
Publication date:
10/16/2010
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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