James Baldwin's stunning first novel is now an American classic. With startling realism that brings Harlem and the black experience vividly to life, this is a work that touches the heart with emotion while it stimulates the mind with its narrative style, symbolism, and excoriating vision of racism in America. Moving through time from the rural South to the northern ghetto, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March of 1935." Go Tell It on the Mountain "is an unsurpassed portrayal of human beings caught up in a dramatic struggle and of a society confronting inevitable change.
About the Author
James Baldwin (1924-1987) burst on the literary scene in 1953 with his novel Go Tell It on the Mountain, which received excellent reviews and immediately was recognized as establishing a profound new voice in American letters. His acclaimed collection of essays, Notes of a Native Son, was published in 1955. A second collection of essays, Nobody Knows My Name, was published in 1961 between his novels Giovanni's Room (1956) and Another Country (1961).
Adam Lazarre-White, best known for starring as Nathan Hastings on "The Young & The Restless", also gained notoriety on "Living Single", "Girlfriends", "Will & Grace", "The Parkers", and in the Emmy Award winning miniseries "The Temptations". His other television and film credits include "Heroes", "Grey s Anatomy", "Private Practice", "Deliver Us from Eva", "Ocean s 13", "All about You", and "Forgiveness". Adam has many credits as a voice artist on commercial radio, television, and film. He graduated from Harvard and then returned home to New York to train at Terry Schreiber Studios and continue his work on LA stages, notably in "Romeo & Juliet", "The Trojan Women", and Neil Labute s "This Is How It Goes".