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ISBN-10: 0807006564
ISBN-13: 9780807006566
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 09/21/2021
Dimensions: 8.90" L, 5.90" W, 2.00" H

The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction: 1948-1985

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Price: $24.95

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An essential compendium of James Baldwin’s most powerful nonfiction work, calling on us “to end the racial nightmare, and achieve our country.”

Personal and prophetic, these essays uncover what it means to live in a racist American society with insights that feel as fresh today as they did over the 4 decades in which he composed them. Longtime Baldwin fans and especially those just discovering his genius will appreciate this essential collection of his great nonfiction writing, available for the first time in affordable paperback. Along with 46 additional pieces, it includes the full text of dozens of famous essays from such books as:

Notes of a Native Son
Nobody Knows My Name
The Fire Next Time
No Name in the Street
The Devil Finds Work

This collection provides the perfect entrée into Baldwin’s prescient commentary on race, sexuality, and identity in an unjust American society.

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"With burning passion and jabbing, epigrammatic acuity, Baldwin fearlessly articulates issues of race, democracy, and American identity."
–Toni Morrison
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Details

ISBN-10: 0807006564
ISBN-13: 9780807006566
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 09/21/2021
Dimensions: 8.90" L, 5.90" W, 2.00" H
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