Black Boy

Black Boy

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Black Boy is a firsthand account of what it was like to come of age in the Jim Crow South. Richard Wright's story is an emotional journey through violence, abandonment, neglect, and hunger, as well as blatant racial discrimination. Richard Wright's Black Boy details the themes and history of this seminal American classic with thought-provoking critical essays, a comprehensive chronology of Wright's life and times, and an easy-to-follow index.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 150 pages
  • 162.6 x 241.3 x 15.2mm | 476.28g
  • Broomall, United States
  • English
  • 0791085856
  • 9780791085851
  • 1,879,489

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"Students preparing research papers and students boning up for class will reach eagerly for these well-designed additions to accessible literary criticism for high school students."
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62 ratings
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3 16% (10)
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