Native Son

Native Son

Audiobook CD - 2008
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Right from the start, Bigger Thomas has 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 an unsparing reflection on the poverty and feelings of hopelessness experienced by people in inner cities across the country and of what it means to be black in America.
Publisher: [New York] : Caedmon/Harper Audio ; Holland, Ohio : redistributed by Midwest Tape, [2008], p1998.
ISBN: 9780061457838
Branch Call Number: WRIGH
Characteristics: 15 sound discs (17 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.


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JCLMelodyMK Jan 22, 2018

A classic book written in the 1940's but still pertinent to the current times in the U.S.

Mar 06, 2015

good recording, well read. Very interesting story of the times and how it related to the black people.

Well worth a read and/or listen to the CD.

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