Fifteen-year-old Josh Butler wants nothing more than to be a Confederate soldier. Determined to do the right thing, Josh leaves his idyllic life behind and journeys into a brutal war where he soon questions everything he has ever known.
“Life is a miracle, living is a gift, chasing it is never ending.”
Southside of Heaven is the compelling tale of a modern-day cop’s quest to find his identity as he returns to the past to uncover the truth, humility, and faith behind the mask of human suffering and brutal conflict.
Black Boy is Richard Wright's powerful account of his journey from innocence to experience in the Jim Crow South. It is at once an unashamed confession and a profound indictment—a poignant and disturbing record of social injustice and human suffering.
From Richard Wright, one of the most powerful, acclaimed, and essential American authors of the twentieth century, comes a compelling story of a black man's attempt to escape his past and start anew in Harlem. The Outsider is an important work of fiction that depicts American racism and its devastating consequences in raw and unflinching terms. At once brilliantly imagined and frighteningly prescient, it is an epic exploration of the tragic roots of criminal behavior.