Go Tell it on the Mountain by James Baldwin

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The novel examines the role of the Christian Church in the lives of African-Americans, both as a source of repression and moral hypocrisy and as a source of inspiration and community. It also, more subtly, examines racism in the United States.

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The 427th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 16th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  2. - 36th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  3. - 39th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  4. - 41st on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  5. - 48th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  6. - The College Board: 101 Great Books Recommended for College-Bound Readers (http://www.uhlibrary.net/pdf/college_board_recommended_books.pdf)
  7. - 100 Most Influential Books of the Century (Boston Public Library)
  8. - The 100 Greatest American Novels, 1893 – 1993 (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  9. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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