Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search





If Beale Street could talk : a novel / James Baldwin.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Parkland Regional.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Dauphin F BAL (Text) 35419002853258 Adult Fiction Volume hold Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525566120 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 197 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage International movie tie-in edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage International/Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in 1974.
Summary, etc.:
"Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl, in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Baldwin’s story mixes the sweet and the sad. Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions–affection, despair, and hope. In a love story that evokes the blues, where passion and sadness are inevitably intertwined, Baldwin has created two characters so alive and profoundly realized that they are unforgettably ingrained in the American psyche."-- Publisher.
Subject: African Americans > Fiction.
False imprisonment > Fiction.
Sculptors > Fiction.
Single mothers > Fiction.
Teenage mothers > Fiction.
Genre: Love stories.

Additional Resources