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- ISBN: 9780062357250 (pbk.)
- Physical Description: 545 pages ; 19 cm
- Date Published: 2014,c1940.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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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|Subject:||African American men > Fiction.
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