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Native Son - (Perennial Classics) by Richard Wright (Paperback)

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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, Wright's powerful novel is an unsparing reflection on the poverty and feelings of hopelessness experienced by people in inner cities across the country and of what it means to be black in America.

Number of Pages: 50416
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics
Series Title: Perennial Classics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Richard Wright
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2005
TCIN: 11470691
UPC: 9780060837563
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-0637
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