Giovanni's room

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Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.
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Grouped Work ID e7806391-c72b-b6c4-940b-6823736893c2
Full title giovanni s room
Author baldwin james
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display_description "The groundbreaking novel by one of the most important twentieth-century American writers--now in an Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics hardcover edition. Giovanni's Room is set in the Paris of the 1950s, where a young American expatriate finds himself caught between his repressed desires and conventional morality. David has just proposed marriage to his American girlfriend, but while she is away on a trip he becomes involved in a doomed affair with a bartender named Giovanni. With sharp, probing insight, James Baldwin's classic narrative delves into the mystery of love and tells an impassioned, deeply moving story that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart. Introduction by Colm ToibĂ­n"-- "A hardcover edition of James Baldwin's classic novel, with a new introduction by Colm Toibin"--
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subject_facet Americans -- France -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Bisexuals -- Fiction, Gay men -- Fiction, Paris (France) -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, American, Sexual orientation -- Fiction
title_display Giovanni's room
title_full Giovanni's Room, Giovanni's room / James Baldwin, Giovanni's room / by James Baldwin ; with an introduction by Colm Toibin, Giovanni's room [sound recording] / James Baldwin
title_short Giovanni's room
topic_facet African American Fiction, Americans, Audiobooks, Bisexuals, Classic Literature, Fiction, Gay men, Literature, Psychological fiction, American, Sexual orientation