Native Son

Author(s): Richard Wright

Classics

Gripping and furious, "Native Son" follows Bigger Thomas, a young black man who is trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago. Unwittingly involved in a wealthy woman's death, he is hunted relentlessly, baited by prejudiced officials, charged with murder and driven to acknowledge a strange pride in his crime. "Native Son" shocked readers on its first publication in 1940 and went on to make Richard Wright the first bestselling black writer in America.


Product Information

Richard Wright's brutal and gripping novel was a huge hit - selling at a rate of 2,000 copies a day - on first publication in 1940.

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General Fields

  • : 9780099282938
  • : Vintage
  • : Vintage
  • : August 2000
  • : 198mm X 128mm X 30mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Wright
  • : Richard Wright
  • : New edition
  • : New edition
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 480
  • : 480
  • : 813.52
  • : 813.52