After becoming a French citizen inWright continued to travel through Europe, Asia, and Africa. Dalton gives money for social welfare, but at the same time owns the rat-infested building in which Bigger lives. Late inWright begins working on a novel about a white psychopathic murderer.
Tired of segregation law, he moved to Chicago, hoping that life would be better there. He believed that "a white periodical would be less vulnerable to accusations of disloyalty.
November 28,Wright dies. At his request, his body was cremated and his ashes mixed with the ashes of a copy of Black Boy. On 14 January,Wright's mother dies. The sensations the story aroused in me were never to leave me.
In some bookstores stock was sold out within hours; the novel soldcopies in the first three weeks.
Meetings amongst the individuals are lengendary. Bigger carries Mary back to her room. The altercation resulted in Aunt Addie refusing to speak to Wright, to which he responded: "I was conscious that she had descended to my emotional level in order to rule me, and my respect for her sank" Wright, Inunexpurgated versions of Native Son, Black Boy, and his other works were published.
In Wright published Savage Holiday.