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Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 305.896 BAL 1993 (Text) 0002205639384 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

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Formatted Contents Note:
My dungeon shook: letter to my nephew on the one hundredth anniversary of the emancipation -- Down at the cross: letter from a region in my mind.
Summary, etc.:
A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation, gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement—and still lights the way to understanding race in America today. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document from the iconic author of If Beale Street Could Talk and Go Tell It on the Mountain. It consists of two "letters," written on the occasion of the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, that exhort Americans, both black and white, to attack the terrible legacy of racism. Described by The New York Times Book Review as "sermon, ultimatum, confession, deposition, testament, and chronicle...all presented in searing, brilliant prose," The Fire Next Time stands as a classic of literature.
Target Audience Note:
1300L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 8.1 4 71298.
Subject: African Americans.
Black Muslims.
United States > Race relations.
Genre: Essays.

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