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James Baldwin

James Baldwin

WRITER, ACTIVIST
Aug 2, 1924 - Dec 1, 1987

KNOWN FOR

"The Fire Next Time" (1963), the first essay ever to spend 41 weeks in top five of The New York Times’ Bestseller List

AMERICAN MASTERS FILM

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket
(Aug 2013)
Directed by Karen Thorsen

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