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Author QuotedJames Baldwin
Title QuotedFire Next Time
Date (Year/Month/Day)1963/02/19
Imprint[S.l.] : Dial Press. 1963
QuotationOne of the things I did read was a manifesto by the Negro writer James Baldwin on the race situation. It is powerful and great. I even gave the publisher a blurb for it, which may get me hanged some day. But it is a tremendous and stirring document. Called The Fire Next Time.
Quotation SourceThe Road to Joy: Letters to New and Old Friends.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / [S.l.] : Flame. 1990, p. 244
Letter toSister Therese Lenfoehr, s.d.s.
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