Native son

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Lexile measure:
700L
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Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic. Set in Chicago in the 1930s, Wright's powerful novel is an unsparing reflection on the poverty and feelings of hopelessness experienced by people in inner cities across the country and of what it means to be black in America.

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ISBN:
9780060837563
9780060812492
006053348
9780060809775
9781402515583
9780061935411
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.1, 24 Points
Lexile measure:
700L
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Grouping Title native son
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-16 04:36:23AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-16 04:41:27AM

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