• Black Boy

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    • Category : BIOGRAPHY-OTHERS
    • ISBN Code: 9780062421050
    • Format : Paperback
    • By (Author): Wright, Richard
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published Date: 29 Sep 2015


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At four years of age, Richard Wright set fire to his home at five his father deserted the family by six Richard was temporarily an alcoholic. Moved from home to home from brick tenement to orphanage, he had had, by the age of twelve, only one year's formal education. It was in saloons, railroad yards and streets that he learned the facts about life under white subjection, about fear, hunger and hatred. Gradually he learned to play Jim Crow in order to survive in a world of white hostility, secretly satisfying his craving for books and knowledge until the time came when he could follow his dream of justice and opportunity in the north.

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