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Later works : Black boy (American hunger), the Outsider

Author: Richard Wright; Arnold Rampersad
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©1991.
Series: Library of America, 56.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st printView all editions and formats
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Black Boy is a classic of American autobiography, a subtly crafted narrative of Richard Wright's journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. An enduring story of one young man's coming off age during a particular time and place, Black Boy remains a seminal text in our history about what it means to be a man, black, and Southern in America.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wright; Arnold Rampersad
ISBN: 0940450674 9780940450677
OCLC Number: 228664690
Notes: "Arnold Rampersad wrote the notes"--Page [v].
Description: [x], 887 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Lawd today! ; Uncle Tom's children ; Native son.
Series Title: Library of America, 56.
Responsibility: Richard Wright.

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Black Boy is a classic of American autobiography, a subtly crafted narrative of Richard Wright's journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. An enduring story of one young man's coming off age during a particular time and place, Black Boy remains a seminal text in our history about what it means to be a man, black, and Southern in America.

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