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By John A. Williams

ISBN-10: 1504033558

ISBN-13: 9781504033558

A black expatriate author uncovers a sinister plot to wreck the yank civil rights flow during this incendiary masterpiece from one of many twentieth-century's such a lot provocative and acclaimed novelists
On a hot spring afternoon in 1964, Max Reddick sits at an outside café in Amsterdam, nursing a tumbler of Pernod. besides the massive doses of Librium and morphine operating via his veins, the alcohol permits him to overlook the conditions that experience introduced him the following and the painful sickness ravaging his body—almost, actually, to omit who and what he is.

From the streets and company places of work of recent York to the jazz golf equipment of Paris and Amsterdam, from the battlefields of global warfare II to utopian missions in Africa, to the Oval workplace itself, Max's trip as a black writer and journalist has introduced him time and again into the nexus of hypocrisy and duplicity surrounding race kinfolk and civil rights. yet not anything he has encountered can have ready him for the devastating and unspeakably risky fact he faces over the following twenty-four hours.

Through the eyes of Max, with penetrating fictional images of Richard Wright, James Baldwin, and Malcolm X, between different ancient figures, writer John A. Williams unearths the desire, braveness, and sour sadness of the postwar period. Infused with strong artistry, searing anger, in addition to perception, humanity, and imaginative and prescient, the fellow Who Cried i'm is an American vintage.

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Göppingen 1987. 28 Lutz Danneberg Alle diese zusätzlichen Hilfsmittel und Techniken des Suchens und Verarbeitens von Informationen in der Wissenszirkulation sind bereits im Mittelalter alles andere als ungewöhnlich. Sie zählen zu den vielfältigen Instrumenten, die bereits früh die Texte in werkdisponierender wie in werkerschließender Weise für ihren Gebrauch einzurichten versuchen und vor allem, um die Suche wie das Verarbeiten von Informationen zu erleichtern und übersichtlicher zu gestalten. Zugleich wird die Seite des Textes, etwa bei Kommentarwerken, immer weniger zugänglich.

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