By Deborah Peterson,2014-10-11 06:29
Part I: About the author
James Baldwin was born in Harlem, New York City, as the son of a domestic
worker, on August 2, 1924. Illegitimate, he never knew his own father and was
brought up in great poverty. When he was three, his mother married a factory worker,
a hard and cruel man, who also was a storefront preacher...