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Giovanni's Room
Giovanni's Room
Author: James Baldwin
Novel by James Baldwin, published in 1956, about the conflict in the sexual identity of a young expatriate American in Paris. — After a single homosexual experience in adolescence, David represses his unacceptable impulses. In Paris, he meets Hella Lincoln. He is determined to live the life that he thinks is expected of a male in white, middle-cl...  more »
ISBN: 42606
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 224
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Publisher: Dell
Book Type: Paperback
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This is the most depressing book I've read this year. It's about a gay man's struggle to deny his sexuality. Published for the first time in 1956, it's a contemporary portrayal of attitudes toward homosexuality. Very powerful.
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