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Wright's first success was Native Son (1940). It is the tragic tale of Bigger Thomas and explores many of the same themes as Black Boy.

The 1963 novel entitled Lawd Today is in many ways Richard Wright's best work, although it was never as successful as Black Boy or Native Son. This story began as "Cesspool" in 1935 and tells the story of the futile life of Jake Jackson, who lives in Chicago as a postal worker

A member of the "Wright School," Ann Petry wrote about the trials of life on 116th Street, Harlem, in The Street In that 1946 novel, Petry explores the relationship of environment and a black woman's effort to live with self-respect In the ghetto. Both written by and about a woman, it is a nice companion to Richard Wright's work.

Invisible Man, the 1953 novel by Ralph Ellison, has become a classic portrayal of...

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