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Richard Wright: The Man Who Lived Underground

“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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