Books On Our Site May Not Be Available In-Store
Is This Book In Stock?  Be Savvy!  Check availability details beneath the blue "Add to Cart" button.

Native Son (Paperback)

On Our Shelves Now
1 on hand, as of Oct 5 5:35am


Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had 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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060837563
ISBN-10: 006083756X
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: August 2nd, 2005
Pages: 504
Language: English