- Publisher: Corgi Books; Reprint edition (1971)
- ISBN-10: 055207764X
- ISBN-13: 978-0552077644
- ASIN: B002LPK4U8
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (134 customer reviews)
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I think you can enjoy this book whether you are a believer or not. I am a Jesus follower and I grew up in the church so I can completely identify with the main character. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Karin Lib
It took years for me to finally delve into this most celebrated Baldwin writing but it was worth the delay. Read morePublished 21 days ago by H. S. Jones
In 1998, the Modern Library ranked this book 39th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mr. D. P. Jay
Good first novel that was never followed by a better second, third, fourth. Brutal oppressiveness of a big city is present but so's the freedom a city affords a young man. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chester Vaughan Jr.
What started out as an interesting history of black migration from the south to Harlem, turned into a fire and brimstone story of religious following through fear and intimidation. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J.C.D.
Excellent read. Took me awhile to get into - but found that once I was ready, I couldn't put this book down. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alexis
Rating of five stars. An excellent portrayal of a young teenager as he searches for his personal identify and his Faith, finding Jesus Christ.Published 3 months ago by Connie H.