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James Baldwin
Source/Notes:
The Black Boy Looks at the White Boy in Esquire (May 1961); republished in Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son (1961)
James Baldwin
Source/Notes:
Nobody Knows My Name (2013 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780804149730
James Baldwin
Source/Notes:
The Fire Next Time (2013 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780804149723


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Born: August 2, 1924

Died: December 1, 1987 (aged 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Educator, writer, novelist, poet, playwright, activist

Bio: James Arthur Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and social critic.

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