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Mountain, Baldwin said, is the book I had to write if I was ever going to write anything else Go Tell It On The Mountain, first published in , is Baldwin s first major work, a novel that has established itself as an American classic With lyrical precision, psychological directness, resonating symbolic power, and a rage that is at once unrelenting and compassionate, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen year old boy s discovery of the terms of his identity as the stepson of the minister of a storefront Pentecostal church in Harlem one Saturday in March ofBaldwin s rendering of his protagonist s spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves

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