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James Baldwin
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    (August 2, 1924-November 30, 1987)
    Resided in New York City, Paris and Istanbul
    Wrote 'Go Tell It On the Mountain (1953),' 'Notes of a Native Son (1955),' 'The Amen Corner (1955),' 'Giovanni’s Room (1956),' 'Nobody Knows My Name (1962),' 'The Fire Next Time (1963),' 'If Beale Street Could Talk (1974)' and 'Just Above My Head (1979)'
    Published in 'The New Leader,' 'The Nation,' 'Commentary' and 'Partisan Review'
    He was a child preacher.
    He supported violence in the name of civil rights.
    The FBI monitored his activities because of his connections with Malcolm X and other radical black leaders.
    Many of his 'fictional' works are thinly-veiled autobiographies.
    As he got older, his books got worse.
    He smoked.
    He grew up poor.
    He never knew his real father.
    His stepfather was abusive.
    He encountered racism in the U.S. and Europe.
    He helped desegregate public schools in the South.
    He died of stomach cancer.

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