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Title:Black Boy
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:Harper Perennial Modern Classics
ISBN:0060929782
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Number of Pages:419
Category:Classics, Non fiction, Memoir, Biography, African american

Black Boy by Richard Wright, Jerry W. Ward Jr.

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The Man Who Was Almost a Man, Black Boy, Eight Men: Short Stories, The Long Dream, The Outsider, Rite of Passage, 12 Million Black Voices, Native Son, Haiku, Uncle Tom's Children
strong Johnny you re leaving us tonight strong Fifteen year old Johnny Gibbs does well in school respects his teachers and loves his family Then suddenly with a few short words his idyllic life is shattered He learns that the family he has loved all his life is not his own but a foster family And now he is being sent to live with someone else br br Shocked by the news Johnny does the only thing he can think of he runs Leaving his childhood behind forever Johnny takes to the streets where he learns about living life the hard way br br Richard Wright internationally acclaimed author of em Black Boy em and em Native Son em gives us a coming of age story as compelling today as when it was first written over fifty years ago br br Johnny Gibbs arrives home jubilantly one day with his straight A report card to find his belongings packed and his mother and sister distraught Devastated when they tell him that he is not their blood relative and that he is being sent to a new foster home he runs away His secure world quickly shatters into a nightmare of subways dark alleys theft and street warfare Striking characters vivid dialogue dramatic descriptions and enduring themes introduce a enw generation of readers to Wright s powerful voice SLJ br Notable Children s Trade Books in Social Studies NCSS CBC, As good a haiku poet as this country has ever produced i Seattle Weekly i br br Like all great writers Richard Wright never failed to create works of breathtaking originality depth and beauty With b Native Son b he gave us Bigger Thomas still one of the most provocative and controversial characters in fiction With b Black Boy b he offered a candid and searing depiction of racism and poverty in America And now forty years after his death he has bestowed us with one of the finest collections of haiku in American literature br br Wright became enamored of haiku at the end of his life and in this strict seventeen syllable form he discovered another way of looking at the world He rendered images of nature and humanity that raised questions and revealed strikingly fresh perspectives The publication of this collection is not only one of the greatest posthumous triumphs of American letters but also a final testament to the noble spirit and enduring artistry of Richard Wright, i Black Boy i is a classic of American autobiography a subtly crafted narrative of Richard Wright s journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South An enduring story of one young man s coming of age during a particular time and place i Black Boy i remains a seminal text in our history about what it means to be a man black and Southern in America, Eight Men presents eight stories of black men living at violent odds with the white world around them As in his classic novels the themes here reflect Wright s views on racism and his fascination with what he called the struggle of the individual in America