Native Son, Paperback Book

Description

'The most important and celebrated novel of Negro life to have appeared in America' - James BaldwinGripping and furious, Native Son follows Bigger Thomas, a young black man who is trapped in a life of poverty in the slums of Chicago.

Unwittingly involved in a wealthy woman's death, he is hunted relentlessly, baited by prejudiced officials, charged with murder and driven to acknowledge a strange pride in his crime.

Native Son shocked readers on its first publication in 1940 and went on to make Richard Wright the first bestselling black writer in America.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780099282938

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