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by George Cain
Blueschild Baby Paperback – February 1, 1994
Blueschild Baby Paperback – February 1, 1994. by. George Cain (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Blueschild Baby brings you back to the good ol' on-the-block neighborhood days when the local winos (todays homeless) were your good friends who would encourage you to do something with your life so you wouldn't end up like them, and you respected them and listened to them because of their obvious example.
Blueschild Baby takes place during the summer of 1967-the summer of race riots all across . George Cain was born in New York in 1943 He started writing in 1966. Blueschild Baby was his only book.
Blueschild Baby takes place during the summer of 1967-the summer of race riots all across the nation; the Summer of Love in the Haight Ashbury; the summer of Marines dying near Con Thien, across the world in Vietnam-but the novel illuminates the contours of a more private hell: the angry desperation of a heroin addict who returns to his home in. Harlem after being in prison. George Cain was born in New York in 1943. He entered Iona College on scholarship but left in his junior year to travel, spending time in California, Mexico, and Texas. He started writing in 1966. He died in New York in 2010.
First published in 1970, this frankly autobiographical novel was a revelation, a stunning depiction of a marginal figure, marked literally and figuratively by his drug addiction and navigating a predatory underground of junkies and hustlers-and named George Cain, like his author.
Blueschild Baby book. Standing as the only testament to the life of a brilliant man, Blueschild Baby is George Cain’s only novel. Cain’s heron addiction both fueled and impede his creative life. If you look at the story overall, it’s like a modern salve narrative.
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Blueschild Baby reads like a book-length attempt to exorcise with fiction what Cain couldn’t purge from his body
Blueschild Baby reads like a book-length attempt to exorcise with fiction what Cain couldn’t purge from his body. Cain understood the ravages of heroin as well as anyone, and his novel summons that devastation without mercy or reserve: a pusher shoving ice up a woman’s vagina to bring her back from an overdose, or a haunted huddle of junkies nodding, stinking, burning, high, lit by the glow of a TV playing cartoons. This novel is deeply alive to the physical and emotional horrors of addiction, but it also understands that criminalizing addicts only compounds this damage
George Cain’s autobiographical novel, Blueschild Baby, which has been largely forgotten during the years since it was greeted with critical fanfare, in 1970, effectively predicted Nixon’s war on drugs a year before it officially began.
George Cain’s autobiographical novel, Blueschild Baby, which has been largely forgotten during the years since it was greeted with critical fanfare, in 1970, effectively predicted Nixon’s war on drugs a year before it officially began. The novel follows a young black man-named George Cain, like his author-who is struggling to overcome his addiction to heroin, while also fully aware of the ways his government wants to turn his addiction against him. They say you’re arrested for crime, narcotics, prostitution, robbery, murder, but these are not the reasons for locking you away, he thinks.
George Cain (October 27, 1943 – October 23, 2010) was an African-American author who is renowned for writing Blueschild Baby, a l novel published in 1970. The book is about the life of a drug user who finally overcomes his addiction. Cain was himself a drug user but, unlike the character in his novel, he never overcame his addiction nor went on to write another book.