Books tagged: richard wright

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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
A Brief History Of Pink Floyd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Pink Floyd’s rock music legacy is second to none. This account traces the group’s career from “See Emily Play” and other quirky mid ’60s compositions by initial singer Syd Barrett to their defining albums of the ’70s, The Dark Side Of The Moon and The Wall, and their swan song in the ’90s. Over four decades Pink Floyd made a distinctive and influential contribution to their times.
Ready Reference Treatise: Black Boy
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 69 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 90. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,050. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
“Black Boy” by Richard Wright is an autobiographical novel. It describes the author's struggles in the society where color discrimination was the main obstacle in the way of social and economic success.
"The Man Who was Almost a Man" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: Study Gudes: English Literature · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » General
On the surface it appears to be a very simple story about a young boy who wants to have a gun, but the story very intelligently and descriptively explores the underlying themes of racism and the struggles of an individual in America that was divided on the basis of color, caste, ethnicity, and religion.
"Native Son" Summarized and Analyzed
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
“Native Son” by Richard Wright was first published in 1940. It was originally the title of Nelson Algren’s first novel, “Somebody in Boots.” The story of that novel was based on a piece of doggerel about the first Texan.