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If Beale Street Could Talk.

If Beale Street Could Talk.

by Baldwin, James

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New York: The Dial Press, 1974. First edition of Baldwin's fifth novel, a love story set in Harlem in the early 1970s. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "For Ethan Reinhard, Thank you. James Baldwin." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lynn Braswell. Reviewing the novel in The New York Times in 1974, the novelist Joyce Carol Oates described the book as "a moving, painful story" but "ultimately optimistic. It stresses the communal bond between members of an oppressed minority, especially between members of a family," offering "a quite moving and very traditional celebration of love. It affirms not only love between a man and a woman, but love of a type that is dealt with only rarely in contemporary fiction--that between members of a family, which may involve extremes of sacrifice." Basis for the film directed by Barry Jenkins, starring Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael… Read More
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If Beale Street Could Talk.

If Beale Street Could Talk.

by Baldwin, James

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New York: The Dial Press, 1974. First edition of Baldwin's fifth novel, a love story set in Harlem in the early 1970s. Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by James Baldwin on the dedication page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lynn Braswell. Uncommon signed. Reviewing the novel in The New York Times in 1974, the novelist Joyce Carol Oates described the book as "a moving, painful story" but "ultimately optimistic. It stresses the communal bond between members of an oppressed minority, especially between members of a family," offering "a quite moving and very traditional celebration of love. It affirms not only love between a man and a woman, but love of a type that is dealt with only rarely in contemporary fiction--that between members of a family, which may involve extremes of sacrifice." Basis for the film directed by Barry Jenkins, starring Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Dave Franco, Diego Luna, Pedro… Read More
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If Beale Street Could Talk.

If Beale Street Could Talk.

by Baldwin, James

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New York: The Dial Press, 1974. Signed limited first edition, one of 250 numbered copies of Baldwin's fifth novel, a love story set in Harlem in the early 1970s. Octavo, original boards. Boldly signed by James Baldwin on the limitation page. Fine in a fine slipcase. Uncommon in the original slipcase. Reviewing the novel in The New York Times in 1974, the novelist Joyce Carol Oates described the book as "a moving, painful story" but "ultimately optimistic. It stresses the communal bond between members of an oppressed minority, especially between members of a family," offering "a quite moving and very traditional celebration of love. It affirms not only love between a man and a woman, but love of a type that is dealt with only rarely in contemporary fiction--that between members of a family, which may involve extremes of sacrifice." Basis for the film directed by Barry Jenkins, starring Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Michael Beach, Dave Franco,… Read More
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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK; a novel by the author of Another Country
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IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK; a novel by the author of Another Country

by BALDWIN, James

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First Edition, limited to 250 copies signed by Baldwin
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9780803741690
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0803741693
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Lanesborough, Massachusetts
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NY: The Dial Press, 1974. First Edition, limited to 250 copies signed by Baldwin. 8vo, pp. 189. A fine copy in special binding.
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