Black Boy.

First Edition of Richard Wright's Black Boy

Black Boy.

WRIGHT, Richard.

$150.00

Item Number: 133489

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1945.

First edition of Wright’s memoir of his early days. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. With introductory notes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher.

Black Boy is a memoir by American author Richard Wright, detailing his youth in the South: Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee, and his eventual move to Chicago, where he establishes his writing career and becomes involved with the Communist Party in the United States.

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