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Title The price of the ticket : collected nonfiction, 1948-1985 / James Baldwin.
Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's/Marek, c1985.
Edition 1st ed.

Location Call No. Status Notes
 Purdy-Kresge Library  PS3552.A45 P7 1985    WITHDRAWN
 Storage Holtzman Collection  PS 3552 .A45 P7 1985    MISSING
 Undergraduate Library Storage  PS 3552 .A45 P7 1985    MISSING
Description xx, 690 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Introduction : The price of the ticket -- The Harlem ghetto -- Lockridge : "The American myth" -- Journey to Atlanta -- Everybody's protest novel -- Encounter on the Seine : black meets brown -- Princes and powers -- Many thousands gone -- Stranger in the village -- A question of identity -- The male prison -- Carmen Jones : the dark is light enough -- Equal in Paris -- Notes of a native son -- Faulkner and desegregation -- The crusade of indignation -- A fly in buttermilk -- The discovery of what it means to be an American -- On Catfish Row -- Nobody knows my name -- The northern Protestant -- Fifth Avenue, uptown -- They can't turn back -- In search of a majority -- Notes for a hypothetical novel -- The dangerous road before Martin Luther King -- East River, downtown.
Alas, poor Richard -- The black boy looks at the white boy -- The new lost generation -- The creative process -- Color -- A talk to teachers -- The fire next time -- Nothing personal -- Words of a native son -- The American dream and the American Negro -- White man's guilt -- A report from occupied territory -- Negroes are anti-semitic because they're anti-white -- White racism or world community? -- Sweet Lorraine -- No name in the street -- A review of Roots -- The devil finds work -- An open letter to Mr. Carter -- Every good-bye ain't gone -- If Black English isn't a language, then tell me, what is? -- An open letter to the born again -- Dark days -- Notes on the house of bondage -- Here be dragons.
Summary Complete collection of major nonfiction writings by author James Baldwin, composed between 1948 and 1985, providing his perceptions of the twentieth century black American experience.
Subject American literature -- African American authors.
African American authors.
11030 essays in English general p1030 American writers 60030 texts
Added Title Irwin T. and Shirley Holtzman Special Collection of Contemporary American and English Literature.
Standard No. 13389645 664136833 732674235
ISBN 0312643063
0312643071 (lim. ed.)
9780312643072 (lim. ed.)
OCLC # 12107577
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