Death: 30th November 1987 Location:Ferncliff Cemetery and Mausoleum, Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA. Plot: Hillcrest A, Grave 1203 Cause of death: Cancer – stomach Photo taken by: DeadGoodBooks Buy books by James Baldwin
American novelist and short story writer whose work often deals with sexual and racial issues in the US during the middle of the 20th century. From 1948 he spent a great deal of time living in Europe. When he returned to the US he became an active participant in the Civil Rights Movement.