Native Son

By Richard Wright


Native Son is a novel written by the American author Richard Wright. It tells the story of 20-year-old Bigger Thomas, a black youth living in utter poverty in a poor area on Chicago’s South Side in the 1930s. While not apologizing for Bigger’s crimes, Wright portrays a systemic causation behind them.


Published date: March 1, 1940
Type: Books
Genre: Fiction

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