If Beale Street Could Talk

- Baldwin, J: If Beale Street Could Talk

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  • Bog, paperback
  • Engelsk
  • 197 sider

Beskrivelse

In this honest and stunning novel, now a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice. 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.

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Detaljer
  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal197
  • Udgivelsesdato04-11-2006
  • ISBN139780307275936
  • Forlag Random House LCC US
  • FormatPaperback
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt198 g
  • Dybde1,7 cm
  • coffee cup img
    10 cm
    book img
    13,1 cm
    20,3 cm

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