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Black Boy: A Record of Youth and Childhood (Imprint Books)
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"Before he was 40, Wright dominated literary America, publishing four books in seven years, each a triumph in its genre. His first novel, Native Son (1940), sold at the rate of 2,000 copies a day, making Wright the first best-selling black writer in the country's history. Black Boy (1945), his memoir of his Southern childhood, was a bigger success, selling more than a half-million copies" (New York Times)
"A compelling indictment of life in the Deep South between the wars" (Daily Telegraph)
"An angry chronicle of a bright black rebel growing up in the Jim Crow southlands: a landmark in the literature of Black America" (The Times)
Richard Wright's memoir of his childhood as a young black boy in the American south of the 1920s and 30s sold more than half a million copies on first publication and is considered a classic of the genre.
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Book Description Longman Imprint Books. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 3092691165
Book Description Longman Imprint Books. Paperback. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # G0582233801I3N00
Book Description Longman, UK, 1988. Medium Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. Reprint. 254 pages. Covers have light creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine is uncreased. Edges of pages are lightly browned. . Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0582233801. ISBN/EAN: 9780582233805. Inventory No: 17050075. Seller Inventory # 17050075
Book Description Longman, 1970. Taschenbuch. Condition: Gut. 264 Seiten 56003M Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 204. Seller Inventory # 143041
Book Description longman. Condition: Très bon. Livre Merci, votre achat aide à financer des programmes de lutte contre l'illettrisme à travers le monde. Expédition depuis la France. Livre. Seller Inventory # 8883201704053FNA10582233801
Book Description Longman Publishing Group, 1988. Soft cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Book Description: Longman Publishing Group, London, Great Britain, 1988, seventeenth impression. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Good with a PON to front, else Very Good. 254pp, 300g, 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Black and white photographs. Richard Wright's devastating autobiography of his childhood and youth in the Jim Crow South His training by his elders was strict and harsh to prepare him for the white world which would be cruel. Their resentment of those trying to escape the common misery made his future seem hopeless. It was necessary to grow up restrained and submissive in southern white society and to endure torment and abuse. Wright tells of his mental and emotional struggle to educate himself, which gave him a glimpse of life's possibilities and which led him to his triumphant decision to leave the South behind while still a teenager to live in Chicago and fulfill himself by becoming a writer. Postage may be reduced. Bookseller Inventory # 2613186ACN. Seller Inventory # 003186
Book Description Longman Imprint Books, Hong Kong, 1970. Softcover. Condition: very good. 254 pages, paperback, 19th impression 1996, very good copy. Buch. Seller Inventory # 14825
Book Description Longman, 1970. Ausreichend/Acceptable: Exemplar mit vollständigem Text und sämtlichen Abbildungen oder Karten. Schmutztitel oder Vorsatz können fehlen. Einband bzw. Schutzumschlag weisen unter Umständen starke Gebrauchsspuren auf. / Describes a book or dust jacket that has the complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (which must be noted). Binding, dust jacket (if any), etc may also be worn. Seller Inventory # M00582233801-B