By Richard Wright
With an creation via Jerry W. Ward, Jr.
Black Boy is a vintage of yank autobiography, a subtly crafted narrative of Richard Wright's trip from innocence to adventure within the Jim Crow South. an everlasting tale of 1 younger man's coming off age in the course of a specific time and position, Black Boy continues to be a seminal textual content in our background approximately what it ability to be a guy, black, and Southern in the United States.
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