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Author James Baldwin chronicles Harlem and the black experience through the eyes of a fourteen-year-old boy, the stepson of a Pentecostal minister. Set in March of 1935 against a backdrop of an inevitably changing world consumed by racial tension, Baldwin chronicles his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention and discovery. An American classic.
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"Mountain," Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in 1953, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.

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subject_facetAfrican American families -- Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction
African American men -- Fiction
African Americans -- Religion -- Fiction
Audiobooks
Coming of age -- Fiction
Compact discs
Racism -- United States -- Fiction
title_displayGo tell it on the mountain
title_fullGo Tell It On the Mountain
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Go tell it on the mountain / James Baldwin
Go tell it on the mountain [sound recording] / James Baldwin
title_shortGo tell it on the mountain
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African American families
African American men
African Americans
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Literature
Racism
Religion
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