If Beale Street could talk : a novel / James Baldwin.
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- 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.
- Copyright: ©2002.
First published in 1974.
"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.
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