Its beautiful vaulted ceilings, and the dormer windows with their attractive plantation shutters that
filter the sunlight, could make this room the perfect backdrop for a screening of "Giovanni's Room",
one of Baldwin's most famous novels. In the summertime you can soak up the Provincetown sun on the
private deck and enjoy the views of our garden patio and the Namasté Spa.
Born in 1924 in New York, he established his reputation with his first novel "Go tell it on the mountain" (1953), an autobiographical tale of growing up in Harlem. He became one of the leading African-American authors of his generation, known for novels and essays that tackled black-white and hetero-homosexual relationships. He was a noted essayist during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. James Baldwin died of cancer at 63 in France.