Another Country

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Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Published by
Dial Press, 1923 - 1985
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product) with plastic and synthetic fiber
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 1/2 × 6 × 1 5/8 in. (21.6 × 15.2 × 4.1 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 8 1/2 × 12 7/8 × 1 5/8 in. (21.6 × 32.7 × 4.1 cm)
Type
books
Date
1962
Description
A hardback book titled Another Country by James Baldwin. The exterior has a paper book cover and a clear plastic book cover over that. The paper book cover is off-white with red text, centered, that reads: [Another / Country] and dark blue type, centered, that reads: [a novel / James / Baldwin] in large font on the front cover. The binding, in same color scheme, reads: [Another / Country / James / Baldwin / Dial]. The back cover of the paper sleeve, bordered by solid red line, has text in black and red type that gives a bulleted-list synopsis of eight characters in the book. The front interior of paper sleeve gives a synopsis of the book, while the back interior of the paper sleeve has a black-and-white depiction of James Baldwin and gives information, in black type, about his life and career. Hardback cover itself is black with white type and red on interior front and back covers. On the inside cover there is a white sticker that in black print reads: [From the Library of Albert Tsugawa]. The interior pages, 436 in total, are off-white paper with black type.
Topic
African American
Identity
LGBTQ
Literature
Politics (Practical)
Race relations
Sexuality
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.76.1
Restrictions & Rights
© 1960, 1962 James Baldwin. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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