Book Reviews of The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time
Author: James Baldwin
ISBN: 61382
Pages: 141
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Publisher: Dell Publishing Co
Book Type: Paperback
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An autobiographical book of his early years as preacher. Dated, yet his message still holds true, although the players and events may have changed.
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In passion, poetry, hate, and love, but especially love, in the highest sense, Mr. Baldwin explains what it means to be a Negro in America. If ever there was a compassionate and eloquent sermon for our time, demanding the most agonizing self-examination from anyone who reads, this is it...great...extraordinary.
So eloquent in its passion and so scorching in its candor that it is bound to unsettle any reader...as a novelist and writer of uncommon talent, he plunges to the human heart of the matter.