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Richard Wright

Richard WrightBorn: 4-Sep-1908
Birthplace: Roxie, MS
Died: 28-Nov-1960
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Native Son

Father: Nathan Wright
Mother: Ellen

    Communist Party USA Member (1932-44)
    US Postal Service (1920s)
    Left at Orphanage temporarily
    Tonsillectomy
    Hernia Operation

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Native Son (16-Jun-1951)

Author of books:
Uncle Tom's Children (1938, short stories)
Native Son (1940, novel)
Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth (1945, memoir)
The Outsider (1953, novel)
The Color Curtain: A Report on the Bandung Conference (1956, nonfiction)
Pagan Spain (1957, nonfiction)
White Man, Listen! (1957, lectures)
Eight Men (1961, short stories)
American Hunger (1977, memoir)


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