Uncle Tom's Children

Uncle Tom's Children

Authors: Wright, Richard

Publisher: HarperCollins e-books

ISBN: 9780061935275

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis:

"A formidable and lasting contribution to American literature." --Chicago Tribune

"A great American writer." -- New York Times Book Review

Set in the American Deep South, each of the powerful novellas collected here concerns an aspect of the lives of black people in the post-slavery era, exploring their resistance to white racism and oppression. Originally published in 1938, Uncle Tom's Children was the first book from Richard Wright, who would continue on to worldwide fame as the author of numerous works, most notably the acclaimed novel Native Son and his autobiography, Black Boy.

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