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Richard Wright: The Man Who Lived Underground

Afterword by Malcolm Wright

The book that entered the New York Times Best Sellers list 80 years after it was written

“Might very well be Wright’s most brilliantly crafted, and ominously foretelling, book.”
— Kiese Laymon

“The power and pain of Wright’s writing are evident in this wrenching novel. . . . Wright makes the impact of racist policing palpable as the story builds to a gut-punch ending, and the inclusion of his essay ‘Memories of My Grandmother’ illuminates his inspiration for the book. This nightmarish tale of racist terror resonates.” — Publishers Weekly

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ISBN: 978-1-59853-676-8 240 pages

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