If Beale Street Could Talk

Product Number: EB00173447
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780804149679
Publisher: Vintage
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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.

Author(s): James Baldwin
Original Publish Date: Sep 17, 2013

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Narrator(s): Bahni Turpin
Product Number Z100017048
Released: Feb 01, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504680783

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