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Baldwin, James

Summary: In a small Southern town, a white man murders a black man, then throws his body in the weeds. With this act of violence--which is loosely based on the notorious 1955 killing of Emmett Till--Baldwin launches an unsparing and at times agonizing probe of the wounds of race. For where once a white storekeeper could have shot a "boy" like Richard Henry with impunity, times have changed. And...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 812.54 Baldw

Baldwin, James

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Publisher / Publication Date: Delta Trade Paperbacks 2000

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC BAL

Baldwin, James

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Summary: Complete collection of major nonfiction writings by author James Baldwin, composed between 1948 and 1985, providing his perceptions of the twentieth century black American experience.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's/Marek 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 BAL

Baldwin, James.

Summary: Soon, with the gun in one hand, he crept back into the cave. The wolf saw him. She growled so loudly that the men and boys outside were frightened. But Putnam was not afraid. He raised his gun and fired at the great beast. When his friends heard the gun they pulled the rope quickly and drew him out. It was no fun to be pulled over the sharp stones in that way; but it was better than to be...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BiblioBazaar 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920.073 Baldwin

BALDWIN, JAMES

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Publisher / Publication Date: LIBRARY OF AMERICA 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SC BALDW

Baldwin, James

Contents: Pt. 1. Seventh day -- pt. 2. Prayers of the saints -- Florence's prayer -- Gabriel's prayer -- Elizabeth's prayer -- pt. 3. Threshing-floor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Modern Library 1995

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: First published in 1963, James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time stabbed at the heart of America's so-called "Negro problem." As remarkable for its masterful prose as for its frank and personal account of the black experience in the United States, it is considered one of the most passionate and influential explorations of 1960s race relations, weaving thematic threads of love, faith, and family into...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2019

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 305.8 BAL

Baldwin, James

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 Baldwin

Baldwin, James

Summary: The story of the friendship between writer Baldwin and editor Stein describes the early days of their life-long companionship in their North Bronx high school and their shared literary endeavors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 BAL

BALDWIN, JAMES

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Publisher / Publication Date: LIBRARY OF AMERICA 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SC BALDW

Baldwin, James

1 hold on 1 copy

Contents: Notes of a native son -- Nobody knows my name -- The fire next time -- No name in the street -- The devil finds work.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of the civil rights movement with his eloquent manifesto.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Audiobooks America 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.896 BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: At once a powerful evocation of his childhood in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, The Fire Next Time, which galvanized the nation in the early days of the Civil Rights movement, stands as one of the essential works of our literature.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Library 1995

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: The story of John, a fourteen-year-old boy whose stepfather is a Pentecostal minister in Harlem in 1935, as he struggles to discover his own identity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage International 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: Transcript of the documentary film, I am not your negro, by Raoul Peck composed of unpublished and published writings, interviews, and letters by James Baldwin on the subject of racism in America.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2017

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Baldwin, James

Summary: "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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

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Baldwin, James

Summary: "Baldwin's critique of American society at the height of the civil rights movement brings his prescient thoughts on social isolation, race, and police brutality to a new generation of readers"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: A treasury of essays, articles, and reviews by the late author includes pieces that explore such topics as religious fundamentalism, Russian literature, and the possibility of an African-American president.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.54 BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: This culminating volume in the Library of America edition of his fiction illustrates how Baldwin continues to be relevant in twenty-first-century America, especially in his dramatizing of the unequal treatment of black men by the police and the justice system, his nuanced depictions of the black family, and his explorations of sexuality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library Of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Baldwin, James

Summary: Four-year-old TJ spends his days on his lively Harlem block playing with his best friends WT and Blinky and running errands for neighbors. As he comes of age as a "Little Man" with big dreams, TJ faces a world of grown-up adventures and realities. Baldwin's only children's book celebrates and explores the challenges and joys of black childhood. This new edition includes a foreword by Baldwin's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Duke University Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BAL

Summary: Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material. A journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC I
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2 holds on 6 copies

Summary: A timeless love story set in early 1970s Harlem involving newly engaged nineteen-year- old Tish and her fiance Fonny who have a beautiful future ahead. But their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit. Now the pair and their families must fight for justice in the name of love and the promise of the American dream.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA IF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD IF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE IF

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie If 2019

Summary: Bringing together reporting, profiles, memoir and criticism from The New Yorker to present a bold and complex portrait of black life in America, told through stories of private triumphs and national tragedies, political vision, and artistic inspiration throughout history.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 305.896 MAT

3 holds on 7 copies

Summary: Now adults, Theodore Templeton and his estranged brother take a magical formula that transforms them into babies for 48 hours. Together, they must now go under cover to prevent an evil genius from turning fellow toddlers intro monstrous brats.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BOS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV BOS

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

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