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Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin’s now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.

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  • “Exciting…A book that belongs in the top rank of fiction.”


  • “Violent, excruciating beauty.”

    San Francisco Chronicle

  • “A young American involved with both a woman and a man…Baldwin writes of these matters with unusual candor and yet with such dignity and intensity.”

    New York Times

  • “Absorbing…[with] immediate emotional impact.”

    Washington Post

  • “Mr. Baldwin has taken a very special theme and treated it with great artistry and restraint.”

    Saturday Review

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About the Narrator

Dan Butler, an actor, writer, director, and producer, has had major roles on and off Broadway and has appeared in numerous television shows, including Frasier, House, and Monk. He cowrote and directed Karl Rove, I Love You, and has appeared in such feature films as Crazy, Stupid, Love; Silence of the Lambs; Enemy of the State; and Fixing Frank, among others.