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Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

£17.99

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Green cloth hard covers with faded gilt titles on the spine. Light edge and surface wear. Light foxing on the endpapers and the fore-edge. Owner name on first free endpaper. Second impression March 1946.

Richard Wright (1908-1960) spent his childhood in impoverished conditions and his formal education ended with junior high school. He worked at odd jobs for years, but eventually became interested in literature and in 1936, he joined the Communist party, but quit in 1944. He lived in Mexico for a while, but moved to Paris in 1946, where he stayed for the rest of his life. He achieved fame as a writer with his "Native Son" novel of 1940. "Black Boy," is his acclaimed autobiography and covers the period up to May 1936 when he moved with his family from the South to Chicago.

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Added value:
Second impression
Author(s):
Wright, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1946
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
194
Publisher:
Victor Gollancz

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Green cloth hard covers with faded gilt titles on the spine. Light edge and surface wear. Light foxing on the endpapers and the fore-edge. Owner name on first free endpaper. Second impression March 1946.

Richard Wright (1908-1960) spent his childhood in impoverished conditions and his formal education ended with junior high school. He worked at odd jobs for years, but eventually became interested in literature and in 1936, he joined the Communist party, but quit in 1944. He lived in Mexico for a while, but moved to Paris in 1946, where he stayed for the rest of his life. He achieved fame as a writer with his "Native Son" novel of 1940. "Black Boy," is his acclaimed autobiography and covers the period up to May 1936 when he moved with his family from the South to Chicago.

Added value:
Second impression
Author(s):
Wright, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1946
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
194
Publisher:
Victor Gollancz

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