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Author: Richard Wright
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Library of America : Distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Viking Press, 1991.
Series: Library of America, 56.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author relates his life as an African American growing up in the South during the Jim Crow years.

Wright presents a compelling story of a black man's attempt to escape his past and start anew in Harlem. Cross Damon is a man at odds with society and with himself, a man who hungers for peace but who brings terror and destruction wherever he goes.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Literary collections
Named Person: Richard Wright
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wright
ISBN: 0940450674 9780940450677
OCLC Number: 24488564
Description: 887 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Black boy (American hunger) --
The outsider.
Series Title: Library of America, 56.
Other Titles: Works.
Black boy
American hunger
Outsider
Responsibility: Richard Wright.

Abstract:

The author relates his life as an African American growing up in the South during the Jim Crow years.

Wright presents a compelling story of a black man's attempt to escape his past and start anew in Harlem. Cross Damon is a man at odds with society and with himself, a man who hungers for peace but who brings terror and destruction wherever he goes.

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