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Invisible man / Ralph Ellison.

Ellison, Ralph. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main F ELLISON ralph Invisible (Text) 840191001323662 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison AWARD NTL 1953 (Text) 39391006756975 Award - Fic Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0679732764
  • ISBN: 9780679732761
  • ISBN: 9780808554127
  • ISBN: 0808554123
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 581 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Second Vintage International edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1995.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, 1952.
Formatted Contents Note: In the course of his wanderings from a Southern Negro college to New York's Harlem, an American black man becomes involved in a series of adventures. Introduction explains circumstances under which the book was written. Ellison won the National Book Award for this searing record of a black man's journey through contemporary America. Unquestionably, Ellison's book is a work of extraordinary intensity -- powerfully imagined and written with a savage, wryly humorous gusto.
Summary, etc.: In the course of his wanderings from a Southern Negro college to New York's Harlem, an American black man becomes involved in a series of adventures. Introduction explains circumstances under which the book was written. Ellison won the National Book Award for this searing record of a black man's journey through contemporary America. Unquestionably, Ellison's book is a work of extraordinary intensity--powerfully imagined and written with a savage, wryly humorous gusto.
Awards Note: National Book Award, 1953
Subject: African American men > Fiction.
Literature, Modern.
African Americans.
Race Relations.
United States.

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