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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Never before published, the final work of one of America's greatest writers A Father's Law is the novel Richard Wright, acclaimed author of Black Boy and Native Son , never completed. Written during a six-week period near the end of his life, it appears in print for the first time, an important addition to this American master's body of work,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 67.99
"This volume of readings provides an excellent source of information about sex offender laws and policies." --International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology " Sex Offender Laws ...is a good source for balanced, objective, and thorough critique of our current sex offender policies as well as a source for accurate information... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Richard Wright grew up in the woods of Mississippi, with poverty, hunger, fear, and hatred. He lied, stole, and raged at those around him; at six he was a "drunkard," hanging about taverns. Surly, brutal, cold, suspicious, and self-pitying, he was surrounded on one side by whites who were either indifferent to him, pitying, or cruel, and on the other... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
Right 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... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.96
Cross Damon is a man at odds with society and with himself?a man of superior intellect who hungers for peace but who brings terror and destruction wherever he goes. From Richard Wright, one of the most powerful, acclaimed, and essential American authors of the twentieth century, comes a compelling story of a black man's attempt to escape his past... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.99
Set in the American Deep South, each of the powerful novellas collected here concerns an aspect of the lives of black people in the post-slavery era, exploring their resistance to white racism and oppression. Originally published in 1938, Uncle Tom's Children was the first book from Richard Wright, who would continue on to worldwide fame as the... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.79
A master chronicler of the African-American experience, Richard Wright brilliantly expanded his literary horizons with Pagan Spain , originally published in 1957. The Spain he visited in the mid-twentieth century was not the romantic locale of song and story, but a place of tragic beauty and dangerous contradictions. The portrait he offers is a blistering,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.21
Originally published in 1954, Richard Wright's Black Power is an extraordinary nonfiction work by one of America's premier literary giants of the twentieth century. An impassioned chronicle of the author's trip to Africa's Gold Coast before it became the free nation of Ghana, it speaks eloquently of empowerment and possibility, and resonates loudly... more...
- Random House 2011; Not Available
At four years of age, Richard Wright set fire to his home; at five his father deserted the family; by six Richard was ? temporarily ? an alcoholic. Moved from home to home, from brick tenement to orphanage, he had had, by the age of twelve, only one year?s formal education. It was in saloons, railroad yards and streets that he learned the facts about... more...