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Giovanni's Room

Giovanni's Room

ISBN: 0679642196

Title: Giovanni's Room

Author: James Baldwin

KDL Description:

Sexual identity is central to this 1956 novel about an American’s struggle to accept his desire for an Italian bartender in Paris.

Amazon Description:

In 1950s Paris an American finds himself unable to repress his impulses, despite his determination to live the conventional life he envisions for himself. After meeting and proposing to a young woman, he falls into a lengthy affair with an Italian bartender and is confounded and tortured by his sexual identity as he oscillates between the two.