PARIS WITHOUT REGRET. James Baldwin, Kenny Clarke, Chester Himes, and Donald Byrd.

Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, (1986). First edition. Hardcover. In the 1950s a number of Afro-American artists left the United States, seeking a community where their blackness could be accepted without racial nightmares and where they could practice their art with a freedom denied them in America. This sensitive narrative explores the self-exile of four renowned Afro-American artists" best-selling authors James Baldwin and Chester Himes; the father of modern jazz drumming, Kenny Clarke; and noted contemporary jazz musician and teacher Donald Byrd. 122 pages. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Item #14552
ISBN: 0877451478

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