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James Baldwin (I) (1924–1987)

James Baldwin was born on August 2, 1924 in Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Where the Heart Is (1998), The Statue of Liberty (1985) and Baldwin's Nigger (1968). He died on December 1, 1987 in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France. See full bio »

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 1998 Where the Heart Is (novel "If Beale Street Could Talk")
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- Go Tell It on the Mountain (1985) ... (novel)
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Other Works:

Article: "To Crush The Serpent", "Playboy" (USA), January 1987, p.66-70. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Article | See more »
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People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. See more »

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Pictured on a 37¢ USA commemorative postage stamp in the Literary Arts series, issued 23 June 2004. See more »

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