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If Beale Street Could Talk (Movie Tie-In) (Vintage International)

This book is about James Baldwin
Delve into the poignant narrative of "If Beale Street Could Talk (Movie Tie-In) (Vintage International)," where James Baldwin unveils a profound love story set against the backdrop of racial injustice. Published on October 30, 2018, this novel follows Tish, a determined nineteen-year-old Black woman, and Fonny, a young sculptor and the father of her child. Their dreams are abruptly halted when Fonny is falsely accused and imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. As their families rally to prove his innocence, Tish and Fonny's tale transcends into a heart-wrenching exploration of hope, despair, and enduring love. Baldwin's masterful blend of deep affection and stark reality paints a vivid picture of the struggles faced by Black individuals in America. Recommended for high school readers, this book is not only a touching love story but also a critical reflection on racial justice, prompting readers to question and confront the societal structures around them.
Published by Vintage on October 30, 2018
208 pages
ISBN: 9780525566120
Best for readers in High School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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