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Richard Wright

Robert Bone

Richard Wright

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • African American authors -- Biography.,
  • African Americans in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 47-48.

    Statementby Robert Bone.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesUniversity of Minnesota pamphlets on American writers ;, no. 74
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.R815 Z58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4697221M
    LC Control Number77625285


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Richard Wright writes openly about his family life and his extra-family life in Mississippi. He faced daily abuses from both, his near-fanatically religious family as well as the Whites he had to work masternode-world.com by: Feb 24,  · Richard Wright’s novel uncovers the truth behind the life of a black person in Chicago.

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plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. Richard Wright. Richard Wright is the co-author of four previous books, including Armed Robbers in Action and Burglars on the Job, which won the Outstanding Scholarship in Crime and Delinquency Award from the Society for the Study of Social Problems.

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I think this is the first book by a black writer I have ever read. Thank you for a great experience. I am hungry for more Richard Wright books. Southern upbringing Richard Nathaniel Wright was born in Natchez, Mississippi, on September 4, His mother was a country school teacher and his father an illiterate (a person who is unable to read or write) sharecropper, a poor farmer who shares land with other farmers.

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Although it is possible that he might have written this autobiography of his childhood the same way many years later, it is likely that his point of view would have been altered by the changes in his political.