Notes of a native son

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Originally published in 1955, James Baldwin's first nonfiction book has become a classic. These searing essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and Americans abroad remain as powerful today as when they were written. "He named for me the things you feel but couldn't utter. . . . Jimmy's essays articulated for the first time to white America what it meant to be American and a black American at the same time." -Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Civil rights, African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964, Baldwin, James, -- 1924-1987, United States -- Race relations
title_display Notes of a native son
title_full Notes of a Native Son, Notes of a native son / James Baldwin ; with a new introduction by Edward P. Jones
title_short Notes of a native son
topic_facet African American Nonfiction, African Americans, Baldwin, James, Civil rights, Literary Criticism, Nonfiction, Race relations, Social conditions, Sociology