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Uncle Tom's Children

By: Richard Wright
Narrated by: Adam Lazarre-White
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"A formidable and lasting contribution to American literature." —Chicago Tribune

Originally published in 1938, Uncle Tom's Children, a collection of novellas, was the first book from Richard Wright, who would go on to win international renown for his powerful and visceral depiction of the Black experience. The author of numerous works of fiction and nonfiction, most notably the acclaimed novel Native Son and his stunning autobiography, Black Boy, Wright stands today as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century.

Set in the American Deep South, each of the powerful and devastating stories in Uncle Tom's Children concerns an aspect of the lives of Black people in the post-slavery era, exploring their resistance to white racism and oppression. The collection also includes a personal essay by Wright titled "The Ethics of Living Jim Crow."

©2009 Richard Wright (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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I am Speechless, Absolutely Breath Taking!,

I am Speechless, Absolutely Breath Taking!. Richard Wright was simply an amazing writer! I highly recommend, all races to listen to this book. I am definitely to recommend and/ or Gifting this book to many of my friends.

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Amazing!

What a beautiful and poignant collection of short stories. I wish I had consumed it sooner as a young man. Richard wright was a profound thinker and artist so ahead of his time. I wish him a belated thank you. “Thank you”.

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Wonderful storytelling.

Loved it, if people don't learn their past they are doomed to repeat it! The reader changed his voice to mimic the different characters.