Native SonBook - 2005
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multcolib_BooksAndLit Dec 23, 2014
"Set in Chicago in the 1930's, this is 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. Wright's powerful novel is an unsparing reflection on the poverty and feelings of hopelessness experienced by people in inn... Read More »
Bigger Thomas is a poor black man living in Chicago in the 1930's. When he unexpectedly gets a job working for an affluent uptown family he is thrown into a world that is confusing and scary because he doesn't know how to respond to them or their daughter. What happens is as shocking now as i... Read More »
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Men can starve from a lack of self-realization as much as they can from a lack of bread.
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