• Great American Authors Read from Their Works, Volume 1

  • James Baldwin Reading from Giovanni's Room
  • By: Calliope Author Readings, James Baldwin
  • Narrated by: James Baldwin
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-04-14
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Calliope Author Readings
  • 5 out of 5 stars 5.0 (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

James Baldwin gives an electrifying reading about a young gay American in Paris recalling a dramatic and transforming incident from his boyhood, as he struggles to accept his sexual identity.
Download the accompanying reference guide.
©1962 James Baldwin (P)1963 Calliope Author Readings
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Critic Reviews

“Baldwin’s powerful reading is part of the newly re-released series” ( Boston Globe)
“The unmistakable stamp of personal passion”, ( Chicago Daily News )
"A great reading” Saturday Review, (John Ciardi)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Schwep Fizz on 08-07-16

Heart-achingly beautiful

This text alone and this reading show so clearly the inhumanity, the destructiveness of our general, casual homophobia. I am moved to the core of my being and I wish I heard more.

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