If Beale Street Could Talk

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Baldwin writes an affecting, affirming, bluesy love story about a pair of teenage lovers--one in jail, one pregnant--and their attempts to stay together and raise a family in the face of racist oppression. Fonny, the artist, is arrested for a crime he didn't commit and incarcerated in the Tombs. His devoted girlfriend, Tish, is determined to get him out.

If Beale Street Could Talk 1974, Dial Books for Young Readers

ISBN-13: 9780803741690