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"Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been head for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. He was a 'nigger' in a white man's world, and his crimes upset the whole of Chicago." -- back cover Full description

Main Author: Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Perennial, 2001, c1968.
Edition: Abridged ed., the original 1940 text.
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Summary: "Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been head for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. He was a 'nigger' in a white man's world, and his crimes upset the whole of Chicago." -- back cover
Item Description: "First Perennial Library edition published 1966. Reissued 1987 and 1989. Reprinted in HarperPerennial 2001"--T.p. verso.
Physical Description: xxxiv, 398 p. ; 18 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-398)
ISBN: 0060809779

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