The Man Who Cried I Am

The Man Who Cried I Am

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Generally recognized as one of the most important novels of the tumultuous 1960s, The Man Who Cried I Am vividly evokes the harsh era of segregation that presaged the expatriation of African-American intellectuals. Through the eyes of journalist Max Reddick, and with penetrating fictional portraits of Richard Wright and James Baldwin, John A. Williams reveals the hope, courage, and bitter disappointment of the civil-rights era. Infused with powerful artistry, searing anger, as well as insight, humanity, and vision, The Man Who Cried I Am is a classic of postwar American literature.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 134.6 x 200.7 x 33mm | 408.24g
  • Overlook Books
  • United States
  • English
  • Tusk Ivories ed.
  • 1585675806
  • 9781585675807
  • 1,551,909

About John A Williams

John Tyerman Williams is the author of Pooh and the Millennium and Pooh and the Philosophers. He lives in England.show more

Review quote

"Its insights are considerable; its power cannot be gainsaid; its humanity everywhere abounds; its anger and its pain are its triumphs."show more

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193 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 32% (62)
4 41% (80)
3 20% (39)
2 4% (8)
1 2% (4)
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