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  • Published: 2 November 2001
  • ISBN: 9780141911335
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

Another Country




Published in 1962, this is an emotionally intense novel of love, hatred, race and liberal America in the 1960s. Set in Greenwhich Village, Harlem and France, ANOTHER COUNTRY tells the story of the suicide of jazz-musician Rufus Scott and the friends who search for an understanding of his life and death, discovering uncomfortable truths about themselves along the way.

  • Pub date: 2 November 2001
  • ISBN: 9780141911335
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 448

About the Author

James Baldwin

Born in 1924 in New York City, James Baldwin published the 1953 novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, going on to garner acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality and humanity.
Other novels included Giovanni's Room, Another Country and Just Above My Head as well as essay works like Notes of a Native Son and The Fire Next Time. Having lived in France, he died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul de Vence.

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