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Black Boy (P.S.) 4 editions

Cover of: Black Boy (P.S.) by Richard T. Wright
About the Book

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 trying to rise above the common lot.Black Boy is Richard Wright's powerful account of his journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. It is at once an unashamed confession and a profound indictment—a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.

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4 editions First published in 2007

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March 27, 2007, Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Black Boy (P.S.)
in English
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March 27, 2007, Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Black Boy (P.S.)
Paperback in English - Anv edition
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April 29, 2008, Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Black Boy (P.S.)
Paperback in English
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2009, HarperCollins
Black Boy
Electronic resource in English

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