James Baldwin – The Price of the Ticket

>In 1953, James Baldwin, a hard-up writer in Paris, published the extraordinary novel Go Tell it on the Mountain. Four years later he sailed home to the United States to immerse himself in the civil rights movement. Caryl Phillips explores the historic consequences of his return.

British writer Caryl Phillips assesses the work and impact of James Baldwin, writer, civil rights activist and gay man in the Guardian Review section of 14 July 2007.

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