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James Baldwin

“I thought of the people before me who had looked down at the river and gone to sleep beneath it. I wondered about them. I wondered how they had done it--it, the physical act.

I simply wondered about the dead because their days had ended and I did not know how I would get through mine.”

James Baldwin, Giovanni's Room
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Giovanni's Room Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
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