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The Long Dream
by Richard Wright

    Publication Date: Mar 16, 2000
    List Price: $19.95
    Format: Paperback, 400 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9781555534233
    Imprint: Northeastern
    Publisher: Northeastern
    Parent Company: Northeastern

    Paperback Description:

    Now available in a new edition. Set in a small town in Mississippi, The Long Dream is a novel rich in characterization and plot that dramatizes Richard Wright’s themes of oppression, exploitation, corruption, and flight. It is the story of Fishbelly (called Fish), the son of Tyree Tucker, a prominent black mortician and owner of a brothel whose wealth and power were attained by forging business arrangements with corrupt white police officers and politicians. The riveting narrative centers on the explosive and tragic events that shape and alter the relationship between Fish and his father.

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