By (author) Richard Nathaniel Wright
Introduction by Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Arnold Rampersad
Normal Price: $54.11
Your Price: $48.70 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.41! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.43 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Native Son by Richard Nathaniel Wright
Book DescriptionRight 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.
Buy Native Son book by Richard Nathaniel Wright from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781417686087
(201mm x 135mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 2-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard Nathaniel Wright
Black Boy, Hardback (April 2007)
An enduring story of one young man's coming off age during a particular time and place, "Black Boy" remains a seminal text in history about what it means to be a man, black, and Southern in America.
Native Son, Hardback (September 2003)
The story of a young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic.
Rite of Passage, Hardback (January 1996)» View all books by Richard Nathaniel Wright
When Johnny Gibbs learns that the family he thought he belonged to are not his blood relatives, and that he must go to a foster home, he runs away. "Striking characters, vivid dialogue, dramatic descriptions, and enduring themes introduce a new generation of readers to Wright's powerful voice".--School Library Journal.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Native Son book by Richard Nathaniel Wright and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687