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Native son : adapted from the novel by Richard Wright

Author: Nambi E Kelley; Richard Wright
Publisher: [New York, New York] : Samuel French, [2016] ©2016
Series: Samuel French acting edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Suffocating in rat-infested poverty on the South Side of Chicago in the 1930s, 20-year -old Bigger Thomas struggles to find a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has shut him out. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, Bigger unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate. Adapted with theatrical ingenuity by Chicago's own Nambi E. Kelley, this Native Son  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nambi E Kelley; Richard Wright
ISBN: 9780573704659 0573704651
OCLC Number: 958464344
Notes: Drama / 5 men, 4 women / Unit set
Description: 115 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Samuel French acting edition.
Responsibility: Nambi E. Kelley.

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"Suffocating in rat-infested poverty on the South Side of Chicago in the 1930s, 20-year -old Bigger Thomas struggles to find a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has shut him out. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, Bigger unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seal his fate. Adapted with theatrical ingenuity by Chicago's own Nambi E. Kelley, this Native Son captures the power of Richard Wright's novel for a whole new generation."--Page 4 of cover.

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