(laura) elsen
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if you've read between the world and me but not the fire next time it's worth making the pilgrimage to the wellspring. baldwin writes with lucidity and focus that still cuts with razor sharpness all these decades later.

don't worry, there's time: 128 pages (2.5 hours/audiobook)
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Sal E
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In response to (laura) elsen.
Notes of a Native Son is the last book I finished. His stuff is so good.
09:43 AM - Feb 06, 2024
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(laura) elsen
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absolutely. i think most people are familiar with go tell it on the mountain but haven't read beyond that which is a real disservice, his legacy stretches across a much broader horizon.
10:14 AM - Feb 06, 2024
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