South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future
Go Tell it on the Mountain is a 1953 semi-autobiographical novel by James Baldwin. It tells the story of John Grimes, a teenager growing up in 1930s Harlem.
In 1984, a made-for-television movie was released based on James Baldwin’s novel Go Tell It On The Mountain starring Paul Winfield.
James Baldwin was an African-American novelist, essayist, playwright, poet and social critic.