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Another Country
The beginning of "Another Country" is that the main character, Rufus Scott, dies. He commits suicide by jumping off a bridge in New York City. He leaves behind, his sister, Ida, and his friends. They include Vivaldo; a struggling novelist, Richard; another writer, Richard's wife; Cass, Eric; an actor returning from Eurpoe, Ellis, an executive, and Leona, who was Rufus lover, but is in a mental hospital in the south now due to a mental collapse. A rela...
If Beale Street Could Talk
Tish and Fonny are young, black city kids in love, and Tish has become pregnant with Fonny's baby. Things start to go downhill when Fonny is accused of a crime he didn't commit. Can Tish get Fonny out of prison, or is he doomed to be executed?...


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