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Author photo. Richard Wright (1908-1960)<br>
Photograph by Gordon Parks, May 1943
<br>(Farm Security Administration-<br>Office of War Information Photograph Collection,<br> Library of Congress)

Richard Wright (1908-1960)
Photograph by Gordon Parks, May 1943
(Farm Security Administration-
Office of War Information Photograph Collection,
Library of Congress)

Richard Wright (1) [1908–1960]

This page covers the author of Native Son.

For other authors named Richard Wright, see the disambiguation page.

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Native Son 6,623 copies, 83 reviews
Black Boy 4,378 copies, 60 reviews
Uncle Tom's Children 608 copies, 1 review
The Outsider 325 copies, 7 reviews
Eight Men: Short Stories 215 copies, 2 reviews
Native Son (Abridged) 162 copies, 1 review
American Hunger 151 copies, 1 review
Rite of passage 149 copies
12 Million Black Voices 122 copies, 1 review
Haiku: This Other World 114 copies, 4 reviews
Pagan Spain 99 copies
The Long Dream 84 copies
Lawd Today! 82 copies, 3 reviews
A Father's Law 80 copies
The Man Who Lived Underground 66 copies, 3 reviews
Savage Holiday 54 copies, 1 review
Thy Fearful Symmetry 16 copies, 1 review
Almos' A Man 9 copies
Richard Wright: Works (Author) 5 copies
The Best American Short Stories of the Century (Contributor) 1,377 copies, 9 reviews
Winter Poems (Contributor) 855 copies, 10 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 816 copies, 6 reviews
Best American essays of the century (Contributor) 660 copies, 4 reviews
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (Contributor) 648 copies, 2 reviews
The God That Failed (Contributor) 376 copies, 3 reviews
The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader (Contributor) 344 copies, 2 reviews
A Treasury of Short Stories (Contributor) 256 copies
Modern American Memoirs (Contributor) 171 copies, 2 reviews
This Is My Best (Contributor) 158 copies
Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City (Introduction, some editions) 142 copies, 3 reviews
The Signet Classic Book of Southern Short Stories (Contributor) 105 copies, 1 review
The 100 Best African American Poems (Contributor) 81 copies, 5 reviews
American Short Stories (Contributor, some editions) 73 copies
Racism and Sexism: An Integrated Study (Contributor) 56 copies, 1 review
D.C. Noir 2: The Classics (Contributor) 46 copies
Eleven Modern Short Novels (Contributor) 46 copies, 1 review
Southern Dogs and Their People (Contributor) 36 copies
Chicago Noir: The Classics (Contributor) 36 copies, 12 reviews
Soulscript: Afro-American Poetry (Contributor) 34 copies, 1 review
Mississippi Writers: An Anthology (Contributor) 13 copies
Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City, Volume I (Introduction, some editions) 10 copies, 1 review
Native Son [1951 film] (Actor / Original book) 5 copies
Twelve short novels (Contributor) 3 copies
Strange Barriers (Contributor) 2 copies
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