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Black boy

Author: Richard Wright
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2000.
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moved from home to home, from brick tenement to orphanage, Richard Wright had had, by the age of 12, only one year's formal education. Gradually he learned how to survive in a world of white hostility, secretly satisfying his craving for books.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Wright
ISBN: 0099285061 9780099285069
OCLC Number: 44058664
Notes: Originally published: London: Gollancz, 1946.
Description: 262 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics
Responsibility: Richard Wright.

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'In Black Boy I found expressed, for the first time in my life, the sorrow, the rage, and the murderous bitterness which was eating up my life and lives of those around me. my father' - James  Read more...

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"Before he was 40, Wright dominated literary America, publishing four books in seven years, each a triumph in its genre. His first novel, Native Son (1940), sold at the rate of 2,000 copies a day, Read more...

 
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