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The Fire Next Time Audiobook Summary

At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic, James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of the civil rights movement with his eloquent manifesto. The Fire Next Time stands as one of the essential works of our literature.

The Fire Next Time Audiobook Narrator

Jesse Martin is the narrator of The Fire Next Time audiobook that was written by James Baldwin

Jesse Martin is a narrator and an accomplished actor and singer on the stage and screen. He has spent nine seasons as Detective Edward Green on the perennial hit Law & Order. In the theater, he originated the role of Thomas B. “Tom” Collins in Jonathan Larson’s award-winning musical Rent. He also reprised his role in the film adaptation. He is an alumnus of New York University and a classically trained stage actor.

About the Author(s) of The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin is the author of The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin (1924–1987), acclaimed New York Times bestselling author, was educated in New York. His first novel, Go Tell It on the Mountain, received excellent reviews and was immediately recognized as establishing a profound and permanent new voice in American letters. The appearance of The Fire Next Time in 1963, just as the civil rights movement was exploding across the American South, galvanized the nation and continues to reverberate as perhaps the most prophetic and defining statement ever written of the continuing costs of Americans’ refusal to face their own history. It became a national bestseller, and Baldwin was featured on the cover of Time. The next year, he was made a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and collaborated with the photographer Richard Avedon on Nothing Personal, a series of portraits of America intended as a eulogy for the slain Medger Evers. His other collaborations include A Rap on Race with Margaret Mead and A Dialogue with the poet–activist Nikki Giovanni. He also adapted Alex Haley’s The Autobiography of Malcolm X into One Day When I Was Lost. He was made a commander of the French Legion of Honor a year before his death, one honor among many he achieved in his life.

The Fire Next Time Full Details

NarratorJesse Martin
Length2 hours and 25 minutes
AuthorJames Baldwin
PublisherBlackstone Publishing
Release dateFebruary 19, 2008
ISBN9781602833685

Subjects

According to Blackstone Publishing, the Publisher of The Fire Next Time Audiobook, The Fire Next Time includes the following subjects: black Muslims, race relations, African Americans, civil rights, autobiography, James Baldwin, culture, United States, Harlem The BISAC Subject Code is

Additional info

The imprint is Blackstone Publishing. It is supplied by Blackstone Publishing. The ISBN-10 is 1602833680. The ISBN-13 is 9781602833685.

Global Availability

This book is only available in the United States.

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