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Black Boy

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4 out of 5
Based on 344 Ratings and 289 Reviews

Book Description


Richard Wright grew up in the woods of Mississippi amid poverty, hunger, fear, and hatred. He lied, stole, and raged at those around him; at six he was a "drunkard," hanging about in taverns. Surly, brutal, cold, suspicious, and self-pitying, he was surrounded on one side by whites who were either indifferent to him, pitying, or cruel, and on the other by blacks who resented anyone tryi... More
Book Information
PublisherSignet
BindingMass Market Paperback (91 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
ISBN-100451023412
ISBN-13978-0451023414
Publication Date08/01/1963
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About Richard Wright (Author) : Richard Wright is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Richard Wright include Native Son.
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8/28/2007 Susan Mitchell tagged as: I Read

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