- Wright, Richard. Black Boy. unknown: unknown, 1945.
The Question and Answer section for Black Boy is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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Addie and Granny react to Grandpa's death as a matter of fact. There is little emotion, Granny sends Richard to get Uncle Tom, so he can take care of the details. Richard says that the daily routine went on as usual. (Page 163)
Granny didn't want Richard to read story books because it went against her religious beliefs.