Black Boy Summary
Richard Wright

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Black Boy Summary

Richard Wright begins the account of his life at age four, when, bored and restless, he accidentally sets his house on fire. His mother, both frightened and furious, beats him severely.

Richard’s father abandons the family, and from that point on, hunger is a constant factor in their lives as Richard’s mother struggles to provide for her family. Because she must work, Richard is left alone much of the time and...

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