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Native Son (1940) [Novel]
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Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. Set in Chicago in the 1930s, Wright's powerful novel is an unsparing reflection on the poverty and feelings of hopelessness experienced by people in inner cities across the country and of what it means to be black in America.

Original title: Native Son
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionBlack (african-american)
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

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Native Son (1940)
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Language: English

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Native Son (September 1993)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: United States of America
Publisher: G K Hall and Co
ISBN: 0816157871
Dimensions: 6.5 x 9.8 x 1.2 in
Pages: 603

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Native Son (1966)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Perennial Classics
Pages: 398

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Native Son (1940)

ISBN: 0060929804

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