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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Richard Wright's "Black Boy" book discussions &dramatic presentation VIA @flintlibrary Apr 18th
, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint
Black Boy by Richard Wright
A coming of age memoir from childhood innocence to adulthood in the Jim Crow South.
The Flint Public Library's
Fiction Only Book Club will discuss the book at noon on Wednesday, April 18,in Meeting Room 205. Free
The Whiting Auditoriumwill present theAmerican Place Theater's "Literature to Life" stage presentation onTuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. For more information and tickets contact The Whiting.com or 810.237-7333.
The Flint Public Library will present an excerpt from the American Place Theater presentation and a book discussion, Thursday, April 26, 6 p.m. FREE, Meeting Room 205.
Richard Nathaniel Wright (September 4, 1908 - November 28, 1960) African American author and poet. Most of of his literature centered around racial themes, especially those involving the life of African Americans during the late 19th to mid-20th centuries. His work helped shape discussions of race relations in America. Black Boy was written in 1945.
Flint Public Library 1026 E. Kearsley St. Flint, Michigan 48502 www.fpl.info 810.232-7111
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