BLACK BOY (THE RESTORED TEXT ESTABLISHED BY THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA)

BLACK BOY (THE RESTORED TEXT ESTABLISHED BY THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA)

By: Wright, Richard

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With an introduction by Jerry W. Ward, Jr. Black Boy is a classic of American autobiography, a subtly crafted narrativ e of Richard Wright's journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. An enduring story of one young man's coming off age during a particu lar time and place, Black Boy remains a seminal text in our history about w hat it means to be a man, black, and Southern in America. "Superb...The Library of America has insured that most of Wright's major te xts are now available as he wanted them to be tread...Most important of all is the opportunity we now have to hear a great American writer speak with his own voice about matters that still resonate at the center of our lives. " --Alfred Kazin, New York Time Book Review "The publication of this new edition is not just an editorial innovation, i t is a major event in American literary history." --Andrew Delbanco, New Republic.

Title: BLACK BOY (THE RESTORED TEXT ESTABLISHED BY THE LIBRARY OF AMERICA)

Author Name: Wright, Richard

Categories: Biographies & Memoirs,

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1998

ISBN Number: 0060929782

ISBN Number 13: 9780060929787

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000041995