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The man who lived underground : a novel

Wright, Richard 1908-1960 (author.). Wright, Richard 1908-1960 Container of (work) : Memories of my grandmother. (Added Author). Wright, Malcolm, (Author of afterword, colophon, etc.).

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Summary:

"Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from custody and flees into the city's sewer system."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library WRIGHT (Richard) (Text) 37814003255040 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 06/09/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1598536761
  • ISBN: 9781598536768
  • Physical Description: xii, 228 pages ; 22 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Library of America, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes companion essay Memories of My Grandmother.
Published for the first time, by special arrangement with the author's estate.
Formatted Contents Note: Prefactory note -- The man who lived underground -- Memories of my grandmother -- Afterword / by Malcolm Wright -- Note on the texts.
Summary, etc.: "Fred Daniels, a Black man, is picked up by the police after a brutal double murder and tortured until he confesses to a crime he did not commit. After signing a confession, he escapes from custody and flees into the city's sewer system."
Subject: African American men Fiction
False arrest Fiction
Psychological torture Fiction
Police misconduct Fiction
Racism Fiction
Race relations Fiction
Dwellings Fiction
Sewerage Fiction
FICTION / African American & Black / Urban & Street Lit
FICTION / Literary
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
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