Going to Meet the Man

Short story by James Baldwin


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"

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