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Fight to save James Baldwin's Southern France home

Group trying to buy property to turn it into a writers' retreat faces opposition from Baldwin family

American novelist James Baldwin's former Southern France home in a state of disrepair.

Saint-Paul-De-Vence, France

FROM 1970 until his death in 1987, James Baldwin lived and wrote in a house with an idyllic garden in this medieval village on the Côte d'Azur, with the Alps at its back and the Mediterranean visible far below.

But those who arrive today to pay homage to...

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