The Resource If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin

If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin

Label
If Beale Street could talk : a novel
Title
If Beale Street could talk
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Baldwin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice. Told through the eyes of Tish, a nineteen-year-old girl in love with Fonny, a young sculptor who is the father of her child, Baldwin's story mixes the sweet and the sad.Tish and Fonny have pledged to get married, but Fonny is falsely accused of a terrible crime and is imprisoned. Their families set out to clear his name, and as they face an uncertain future, the young lovers experience a kaleidoscope of emotions-affection, despair, and hope. In a love story that evokes the blues, where passion and sadness are inevitably intertwined, Baldwin has created two characters so alive and profoundly realized that they are unforgettably ingrained in the American psyche
Cataloging source
BLACP
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1924-1987
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Baldwin, James
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3552.A45
LC item number
I4 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Bahni Turpin
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Turpin, Bahni
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  • Unmarried couples
  • African Americans
  • False imprisonment
  • Judicial error
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7.1 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504680820
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPbrni
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781504680820
System control number
  • ocn926106171
  • (Pol)1454528
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
If Beale Street could talk : a novel, James Baldwin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7.1 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504680820
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
ZPbrni
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Stock number
9781504680820
System control number
  • ocn926106171
  • (Pol)1454528
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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