American Hunger

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Harper Collins, Nov 30, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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American Hunger, published posthumously in 1977, was originally intended as the second volume of Black Boy.


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After a slow start, this short autobiography turns into a compelling account of Richard Wright's experience in Chicago and particularly his involvement with The John Reed Club and Communist Party ... Read full review


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Richard Wright won international renown for his powerful and visceral depiction of the black experience. He stands today alongside such African-American luminaries as Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison, and two of his novels, Native Son and Black Boy, are required reading in high schools and colleges across the nation. He died in 1960.

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