Native Son

By: Wright, Richard; Fisher, Dorothy Canfield

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Book club insert mounted on front endpaper, jacket a bit toned with minor loss from corners. 1940 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 359, [1] pp. 8vo. Introduction by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. 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.

Title: Native Son

Author: Wright, Richard; Fisher, Dorothy Canfield

Categories: Modern First Editions, American, Civil Rights,

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1940

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2285241

Keywords: CLASSICS CLASSIC LITERATURE LITERARY NATIVE SON RICHARD WRIGHT BIGGER THOMAS JAIL CRIME MURDER RAPE NIGGER BLACK MAN WHITE RACE RACIAL ISSUES RACISM PREJUDICE DISCRIMINATION CHICAGO ILLINOIS VIOLENCE,