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Great American writer, noted for his novels on sexual and personal identity, and sharp essays on the civil-rights struggle in the United States.Baldwin also wrote three plays, a children's storybook, and a book of short stories. He gained fame with his first novel, Go Tell It On The Mountain (1953), a story of hidden sins, guilt, and religious torments. In this and subsequent works Baldwin fused autobiographical material with analysis of social injustice and prejudices. Several of his novels, including Giovanni’s Room (1956) dealt with homosexual liaisons.
This is a fine signature in black ink on a 4.25" x 3.25" white card. In very good condition. The signature was obtained IN PERSON on September 21st 1986.