Item description for Native Son: The Story of Richard Wright (World Writers) by Joyce Hart...
Overview Traces the life and achievements of the twentieth-century African American novelist, whose early life was shaped by a strict grandmother who had been a slave, an illiterate father, and a mother educated as a schoolteacher.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Binding Library Binding
Publisher Morgan Reynolds Publishing
ISBN 1931798060 ISBN13 9781931798068
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More About Joyce Hart
Hart, whose grandparents immigrated to Pennsylvania from Italy, has worked as an educator, an assistant librarian, an editor, and a desktop publisher. Currently she is a freelance writer and the author of four books. She has spent many years traveling the back roads of the United States.
Joyce Hart currently resides in Port Townsend, in the state of Washington. Joyce Hart was born in 1954.
Reviews - What do customers think about Native Son: The Story of Richard Wright (World Writers)?
Clear and compelling Mar 21, 2006
This is a clear and compelling biography that explores the many aspects of Wright's complex life and times. I liked the fact that it didn't try to "dumb down" or simplify the controversial aspects, instead placing them within the context of the times and struggles. The stated reading level is ages 9-12, but I think the content (which primarily references Native Son and Black Boy) is going to be better managed by readers age 12 and up.