Great American Authors Read From Their Works: Volume 1, James Baldwin Reading From Another Country
Publisher: Calliope Author Readings
Date: January 2014
Duration: 0 hours 16 minutes
In the first passage a group of artists, writers and musicians mingle in the heady atmosphere of New York’s Greenwich Village in the 1950’s. James Baldwin reads with passion about the suicide of a young black man in despair. The second passage from Another Country takes place at the funeral service, where Baldwin speaks with both anger and eloquence, in the voice of the minister attempting to comfort his friends and family.
***This title is presented as an excerpt***