If Beale Street could talk
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New York : Dell, [1988].
ISBN
0440340608, 9780440340607, 0738305774, 9780738305776
Rating
Young Adult.
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Book
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213 pages ; 18 cm.
Language
English

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"A Laurel book."
Description
Like the blues--sweet, sad, and full of truth--this masterful work of fiction rocks us with powerful emotions. In it are anger and pain, but above all, love--the affirmative love of a woman for her man, the sustaining love of the black family. Fonny, a talented young artist, finds himself unjustly arrested and locked in New York's infamous Tombs. But his girlfriend, Tish, is determined to free him, and to have his baby, in this starkly realistic tale ... a powerful indictment of American concepts of justice and punishment in our time.
Target Audience
Young Adult.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Baldwin, J. (1988). If Beale Street could talk. New York: Dell.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987. 1988. If Beale Street Could Talk. New York: Dell.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Baldwin, James, 1924-1987, If Beale Street Could Talk. New York: Dell, 1988.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Baldwin, James. If Beale Street Could Talk. New York: Dell, 1988. Print.

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