Black Boy

Author: Richard Wright
Homepage_9780099285069

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General Fields

  • : $23.95(AUD)
  • : 9780099285069
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  • : September 2000
  • : 197mm X 131mm X 17mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : 24.95
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  • : Richard Wright
  • : Vintage classics
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
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  • : 975.0049607302
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  • : 272
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Description

A reissue of Wright's 1945 autobiography about growing up in the Jim Crow South only one step away from slavery. Gradually he learned how to survive in a world of white hostility, secretly satisfying his craving for books. He also wrote "Native Son", "Uncle Tom's Children" and "The Outsider".

Promotion info

Richard Wright's memoir of his childhood as a young black boy in the American south of the 1920s and 30s sold more than half a million copies on first publication and is considered a classic of the genre.

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