Black Boy is an autobiography by Richard Wright. The author explores his childhood and race relations in the South. Wright eventually moves to Chicago, where he establishes his writing career and becomes involved with the Communist Party. Black Boy is a memoir of Richard Wright's childhood and young adulthood. It is split into two sections, "Southern Night" and "The Horror and the Glory" . The book begins with a mischievous, four-year-old Wright setting fire to his house, and continues in that vein. Wright is a curious child living in a household of strict, religious women and violent,...
|Genre:||Künstlerroman, Autobiography, Non-fiction, Biography|
|Number of editions:||11|