Richard Wright's Unfinished Work Hits the Stands The controversial and celebrated novelist Richard Wright died nearly five decades ago, and he left behind the unfinished novel, A Father's Law. His daughter, Julia, helped finish that book, which is being released today.
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Richard Wright's Unfinished Work Hits the Stands

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Richard Wright's Unfinished Work Hits the Stands

Richard Wright's Unfinished Work Hits the Stands

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The controversial and celebrated novelist Richard Wright died nearly five decades ago, and he left behind the unfinished novel, A Father's Law. It focuses on a black policeman and the son he suspects of murder.

His daughter, Julia Wright, helped finish that book, which is being released today.

Farai Chideya talks with her about the book, Wright's legacy, and why she believes the book helped her cope with her father's death.

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