Native Son. (Book, 2005) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Native Son.

Author: Wright, Richard.
Publisher: Bt Bound 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. Set in Chicago in the 1930s, Richard Wright's novel is just as powerful today as when it was written -- in its reflection of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wright, Richard.
ISBN: 9781417686087 1417686081
OCLC Number: 150331828

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Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. Set in Chicago in the 1930s, Richard Wright's novel is just as powerful today as when it was written -- in its reflection of poverty and hopelessness, and what it means to be black in America.
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