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Native son

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IL: UG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 24
Lexile measure:
700L
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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.

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006083756
9780060837563
9780060886394
9780060533489
9780061935411
006053348
9781402515583
9780060929800
9780061457838
9780061148507
Reading Level:
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Level 6.1, 24 Points
Lexile measure:
700L
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Grouped Work ID b5368d58-00da-f36c-af50-a4b67cdf7be3
Full title native son
Author wright richard
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-20 22:58:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 23:39:02PM

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author Richard Wright
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display_description 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, Richard Wright's novel is just as powerful today as when it was written -- in its reflection of poverty and hopelessness, and what it means to be black in America. This abridged edition includes an introduction, "How Bigger Was Born," by the author, as well as an afterword by John Reilly.
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subject_facet African American men -- Fiction, African Americans -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction, Chicago -- Race relations -- Fiction, Crime -- Fiction, Criminals -- Fiction, Death row inmates -- Fiction, Murderers -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Thomas, Bigger (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Trials (Murder) -- Fiction
title_display Native son
title_full Native Son, Native son / Richard Wright ; with an introduction by Arnold Rampersad, Native son / by Richard Wright ; with an introduction, "How 'Bigger' was born", by the author, Native son / by Richard Wright ; with an introduction, "How 'Bigger' was born," by the author ; afterword by John Reilly, Native son [sound recording] / by Richard Wright, Native son, by Richard Wright
title_short Native son
title_sub
topic_facet African American men, African Americans, Audiobooks, Classic Literature, Crime, Criminals, Death row inmates, Fiction, Murderers, Psychological fiction, Race relations, Thomas, Bigger (Fictitious character), Trials (Murder)