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  • Published: various publishers, 1956.
  • Year Published: 1956
  • Description: 224 p. ; 18 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0679642196 (Modern Library) :
  • 0440328810 (pbk.) :

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Giovanni's room

by Baldwin, James, 1924-1987.

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Call number: Fiction

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor

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Ahh. : )

This is one of my favorite books. James Baldwin really delves into the homosexuality of an American writer in Paris, in a beautifully written exploration of a then-scandalous affair with an Italian bartender named Giovanni. This is not only a vividly painful and personal reflection of his own sexuality but a extremely intriguing way to discuss the "American in Paris" phenomenon that was taking place at the time.

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