Native Son

Version: Unabridged
Author: Richard Wright
Narrator: Peter Francis James
Genres: Fiction & Literature, Classics
Publisher: Caedmon
Published In: April 2008
# of Units: 15 CDs
Length: 16 hours, 39 minutes
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Widely acclaimed as one of the finest books ever written on race and class divisions in America, this powerful novel reflects the forces of poverty, injustice, and hopelessness that continue to shape out society.

Reviews (1)


Written by Trax on October 21st, 2015

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Powerful story that takes the reader into an uncomfortable reality. I really felt for all of the characters in this story.

Author Details

Author Details

Wright, Richard

Richard Wright won international renown for his powerful and visceral depiction of the black experience. He stands today alongside such African-American luminaries as Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison, and two of his books, Native Son and Black Boy, are required reading in high schools and colleges across the nation. He died in 1960.