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Unabridged ; CD.

Bigger Thomas, a 20 year-old black man, is uneducated, unsophisticated, and unemployed. When a wealthy family offers him a chauffeur's position, Bigger is torn between gratitude for the job and anger over his subservient status. On his first evening, the family's daughter orders Bigger to spend a drunken night on the town with her and a gentleman friend. By morning the young woman is dead. Native Son is a stark and troubling account of murder, guilt, and racial hatred.

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Geneva Public Library AUDIO-CD WRIGHT (Text)
First Floor Audiobook CDs
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061457838
  • ISBN: 0061457833
  • Physical Description: 15 sound discs (17.75 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged ; CD.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperAudio, p2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by Peter Francis James.
Summary, etc.:
Bigger Thomas, a 20 year-old black man, is uneducated, unsophisticated, and unemployed. When a wealthy family offers him a chauffeur's position, Bigger is torn between gratitude for the job and anger over his subservient status. On his first evening, the family's daughter orders Bigger to spend a drunken night on the town with her and a gentleman friend. By morning the young woman is dead. Native Son is a stark and troubling account of murder, guilt, and racial hatred.
System Details Note:
Compact disc.
Subject: African American men > Fiction.
Thomas, Bigger (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > Fiction.


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