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Full Name: James Baldwin
Biography:
(1924-1987) Author, writer. James Baldwin was born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, and spent an impoverished boyhood there. At 14 he became a preacher in the Fireside Pentecostal Church. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York. In 2004 the United States Postal Service issued its twentieth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of James Baldwin.
Author's Timeline:
1924 New York County
James Baldwin was born in Harlem, Manhattan, New York, in 1924. 
1942 Bronx County
James Baldwin attended DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx, New York, and graduated in 1942. 
1987 (Unknown) County
Baldwin died of stomach cancer in Saint-Paul de Vence, France, in 1987. 
1953 (Unknown) County
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Novel. 
1962 (Unknown) County
Another County
 
1963 (Unknown) County
The Fire Next Time
 
1956 (Unknown) County
Giovanni's Room
Novel. 
1968 (Unknown) County
Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone
Novel. 
1955 (Unknown) County
Notes of a Native Son
Some of Baldwin's essays were included in this collection. 
1955 (Unknown) County
The Amen Corner
Play. 
1962 (Unknown) County
Nobody Knows My Name
Essay collection. 
1974 (Unknown) County
If Beale Street Could Talk
Novel. 
1979 (Unknown) County
Just Above My Head
Novel. 
1987 Westchester County
James Baldwin was interred at Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, New York. 

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