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Pageturners Book Discussion Group November Evening Meeting

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147 Byng Street

Orange, NSW 2800

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Love reading? Join the conversation about thought-provoking reads.

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Join us for this classic read. Born in 1924 in New York City, James Baldwin published the 1953 novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, going on to garner acclaim for his insights on race, spirituality and humanity.

Baldwin said, "is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else." Go Tell It On The Mountain, is Baldwin's first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic. With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.

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