If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk

A Novel

Downloadable Audiobook - 2016
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In this honest and stunning novel, 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 is 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.
Publisher: [Ashland] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2016]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780804149679
9781504680806
Branch Call Number: FICTION Bal
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 07 min., 03 sec.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Turpin, Bahni
OverDrive, Inc

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