By James Baldwin
Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, between different locales, one other state is a singular of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is wonderful for its emotional depth and haunting sensuality, depicting women and men, blacks and whites, stripped in their mask of gender and race through love and hatred on the such a lot elemental and elegant. In a small set of associates, Baldwin imbues the easiest and worst intentions of liberal the US within the early Nineteen Seventies.
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