Black Boy

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$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Harper Perennial
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Pages
464
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.0 X 1.1 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062964137

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About the Author

Richard G. Wright is a nationally known expert on the issue of sexual offender laws. He has been a practitioner, researcher, scholar, public speaker and teacher on issues of sexual offending, federal crime control, racial inequality, and domestic violence for twenty years.

MAL WRIGHT is an Australian maritime artist who is also an internationally-known wargames designer and writer and lecturer. He has spent five decades researching ships camouflage, making notes while interviewing veterans, as well as consulting official sources, photographs and the work of artists of the era. He lives in Adelaide.
John Edgar Wideman's books include, among others, ?Look for Me and I'll Be Gone, ?You Made Me Love You, American Histories, ?Writing to Save a Life, ?Brothers and Keepers, ?Philadelphia Fire, ?Fatheralong, ?Hoop Roots, and?Sent for You Yesterday. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award twice and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and National Book Award. He is a MacArthur Fellow and a recipient of the Lannan Literary Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in the Short Story. He divides his time between New York and France.
Reviews

"Superb. . . . A great American writer speaks with his own voice about matters that still resonate at the center of our lives." -- New York Times Book Review

"A visceral and unforgettable account of a young black man's coming of age in the American south in the bitter decades before the civil rights movement." -- Guardian

"In this poignant and disturbing book one of the most gifted of America's younger writers turns from fiction to tell the story of his own life during the nineteen years he lived in the South." -- New York Times

"One of the most important literary talents of contemporary America." -- New York Times

"The publication of this new edition is not just an editorial innovation. It is a major event in American literary history." -- Andrew Delbanco, New Republic