Black Boy

by Wright, Richard

Black Boy (1945) is an autobiography by Richard Wright. Depicting Wright's life in great detail, the book tells the story of his troubled youth and race relations in the South. It is about the many struggles that a person of his race must go through in order to survive in the early 1900's. In the story, Richard is a non religious child who grows up in a racist world. He must overcome those struggles in order to bring himself and loved family members to the north.

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Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

by Wright, Richard

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1945
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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1945. First edition. Fine/Near Fine. A lovely, Fine copy of the book in a very nearly Fine dust jacket, with just a few small nicks at the extremities. A book that is rarely found in this condition. Written in 1943 originally under the title, Black Confession, Black Boy is Richard Wright's acclaimed… Read more
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1945
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Black boy

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Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

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Paris: Gallimard, 1947. Hardcover. 264p., text in French, 17e edition. The pages are very toned, with old tape marks remaining on initial and terminal leaves; the original covers are entirely lacking. Find a warm personal inscription ("To Henri Voilque" [?] "A great fellow with a deep sense of humanity. Sincerely yours" ..signed in full by the author and dated… Read more
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Black Boy

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1945
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New York: Harper & Bros, 1945. First Edition. 228 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Blue cloth. Previous owner's inscription on pastedown. A trifle faded, else very good, in slightly worn dust jacket. First Edition. 228 pp. 1 vols. 8vo.
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1945
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BLACK BOY : A Record of Childhood and Youth

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New York: Harper & Brothers. 1945. Hardcover. Very Good+ in a Fair dust jacket. Dust jacket shows edge wear and is heavily chipped, most notably to spine's crown and heel. Creasing apparent at upper and lower edges of front panel with closed tears to lower edge. Chip and closed tear to upper edge of rear panel of… Read more
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Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

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1945
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New York, Harper [1945]., 1945. First edition ("2-5.M-T"). 8vo. Introductory note by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Dust jacket (unclipped; few small chips, nicks and tears). Good-very good. "Moving and terrible story of how a Negro boy grew up in the south." (DJ); "Beautifully written, with the impact of a battleship" (Bennett Cerf quoted on DJ).. F. Hardcover.
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BLACK BOY

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BLACK BOY: A Record of Childhood and Youth

by WRIGHT, Richard

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1945
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BLACK BOY

by Richard Wright

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1945
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Black Boy (American Hunger : a Record of Childhood and Youth)

by Richard Wright

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1945
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London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover . Near Fine/Very Good. 194 pages. The story of an African American childhood in the South and young adulthood in Chicago. First British edition (first printing). Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. A near fine copy in a dust jacket with light toning to the edges and spine and… Read more
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Black Boy: Novel-Ties Study Guide

by Richard Wright

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BLACK BOY

by Richard Wright

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1945
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New York: Harper & Brothers. 1945. First Edition; Early Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket lightly soiled, chipped and creased at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .
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Black Boy

by Richard Wright

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Black Boy

by Wright, Richard

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New York: Harper & Brothers. 1. 1945; First Edition No. 5761 Blue Boards with gilt design and printing on spine.Endpapers are beige with slight fading. Book interior is very bright. .Dust Jacket is not price clipped and in print at end shows BUY WAR BONDS! VERYGOOD+/VERY GOOD - . Dust Jacket has small tears at top and… Read more
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BLACK BOY.

by Richard. Wright

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by Richard Wright

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Black Boy; A Record of Childhood and Youth

by Wright,Richard

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Black Boy

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Hardcover. 268 pp. Harper & Brothers, New York (1945). First Book Club Edition. First Printing thus. Book-of-the-Month Club insert pasted in on flyleaf. Small PO name and address sticker also on flyleaf. War Bonds endorsement by author on rear DJ flap. Clean, bright, unmarked copy. Straight, sharp boards with only minor rubbing of corners and spine ends. Some chipping and… Read more
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Black Boy

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Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth

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Black Boy ( American Hunger) & The Outsider-

by Richard Wright-

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Library of America Publishers-, 1991. Hardcover dj/ pub.1991/ VG condition ( three short razor slices on spine of book)/ 887 pages/ Finally printed together, Black Boy (American Hunger) appears as a new and different work. A searing visio n of rcism in Northern slums as well as southern shanties. /The Outsider, cast a light on his style he called "… Read more
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Black Boy

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by Richard Wright

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BLACK BOY

by Richard Wright

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1945
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Black Boy : A Record of Childhood and Youth

by Richard Wright

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BLACK BOY

by Richard Wright

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