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Richard Wright "Black Boy"1945 Book Signed Autograph
Richard Wright-"Black Boy"-1945-Harper & Bros-5" X 8"-228 pages-Hardcover Book-With Jacket-Signed By Author. Richard Wright's 1940 novel Native Son was a best-seller and is still considered a classic of modern American literature. One of the most influential African-American writers of the 20th century, Wright grew up in Mississippi and Tennessee, then ended up in Chicago at the age of 19. Self-educated, he turned to writing poetry and short stories. He received critical attention for his first book, Uncle Tom's Children (1938). After World War II Wright, disillusioned with race relations in the U.S., settled permanently in France. His other works include Black Boy (1945), The Outsider (1953) and a posthumously published collection of stories, Eight Men (1960).The book has been autographed on the title page by Richard Wright with a fountain pen in blue................BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.JACKET HAS SOME WEAR.