If Beale Street could talk : a novel / James Baldwin.
View other formats and editions
- ISBN: 9780804149679
- ISBN: 0804149674
- ISBN: 1299823122
- ISBN: 9781299823129
- ISBN: 9780141963792
- ISBN: 0141963794
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (210 pages)
- Edition: First Vintage International edition.
- Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2006.
|Summary, etc.:||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.|
Search for related items by subject
|Subject:||New York (State) New York
Modern and contemporary Fiction (post 1945)
New York (N.Y.) Fiction
Nineteen seventies Fiction
Malicious accusation Fiction
False imprisonment Fiction
African Americans Fiction