Going to Meet the Man
Going to Meet the Man, published in 1965, is a short story collection by American writer James Baldwin. The book, dedicated "for Beauford Delaney", covers many topics related to anti-Black racism in American society, as well as African-American–Jewish relations, childhood, the creative process, criminal justice, drug addiction, family relationships, jazz, lynching, sexuality, and white supremacy.
The eight stories collected in the book are:
- "The Rockpile"
- "The Outing"
- "The Man Child"
- "Previous Condition"
- "Sonny's Blues"
- "This Morning, This Evening, So Soon"
- "Come Out the Wilderness"
- "Going to Meet the Man"
- Baldwin, James (1965). Going to Meet the Man. Dial Press.
- Kauffman, Stanley (December 12, 1965). "BOOKS: Going to Meet the Man". The New York Times.
- Professor Ryan at University of Louisiana, Monroe. "Going to meet the Man". English 206: American Literature After the Civil War. Archived from the original on 2013-12-13.
- Publisher's description of Going to Meet the Man at Amazon.com
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