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Full Name: Richard Wright
(1908-1960) Writer, novelist. Richard Wright lived at 175 Carlton Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, in the 1930s and early 1940s. He also lived at 467 Waverly Place, 82 Washington Place, and 13 Charles Street, all in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York. In 2009 the United States Postal Service issued its twenty-fifth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Richard Wright.
Author's Timeline:
1930 Kings County
Richard Wright lived at 175 Carlton Avenue in the 1930s and early 1940s. 
1908 (Unknown) County
Richard Wright was born in Adams County, Mississippi, in 1908. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Richard Wright died in Paris, France, in 1960. 
1960 (Unknown) County
Richard Wright is buried in the Cimetière du Père Lachaise, Paris, France. 
1940 Kings County
Native Son
(Pub: Harper & Brothers. ISBN: )
Novel. Wright lived in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York when he wrote "Native Son." 
1945 (Unknown) County
Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth
(Pub: Harper & Brothers. ISBN: )
1938 (Unknown) County
Uncle Tom's Children: Four Novellas
(Pub: Harper & Brothers. ISBN: )
Collection of stories. 
1953 (Unknown) County
The Outsider
1960 (Unknown) County
Eight Men
Collection of stories. 
1941 (Unknown) County
Twelve Million Black Voices: A Folk History of the Negro in the United States
(Pub: Viking. ISBN: )
1954 (Unknown) County
Black Power
(Pub: Harper & Brothers. ISBN: )
1957 (Unknown) County
Pagan Spain
(Pub: Harper & Brothers. ISBN: )
1956 (Unknown) County
The Color Curtain
(Pub: World. ISBN: )
1963 (Unknown) County
Lawd Today
(Pub: Walker. ISBN: )
? New York County
Richard Wright lived at 467 Waverly Place, 82 Washington Place, and 13 Charles Street, all in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York. 

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