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A guide designed to introduce the reader to the writings of Richard Wright.

Richard Wright

Richard Wright was an African American writer and poet who published his first short story at the age of 16. Later, he found employment with the Federal Writers' Project and received critical acclaim for Uncle Tom's Children, a collection of four stories. He is well-known for his 1940 bestseller Native Son and his 1945 autobiography, Black Boy.

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Richard Wright's Almos' a Man


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Richard Wright: Black Boy


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