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The Underground Railroad : a novel / Colson Whitehead.

Available copies

  • 3 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main F WHITEHEAD colson Undergrou (Text) 840191002257018 New Large Print - Main Floor Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood WHI (Text) 36626103766093 New Large Type Books On holds shelf -
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [20247] ISLM PS3573.H4768 U53 2016b (Text) 00000106309149 Talking Books Large Type Checked out 06/09/2017
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [20247] ISLM PS3573.H4768 U53 2016b (Text) 00000106309131 Talking Books Large Type Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library LRG TYPE FIC WHITEHEA (Text) 37500004217135 Large Type Checked out 06/02/2017
Jay Co PL - Portland LP AF WHITE (Text) 76383000443447 Large Print, AF Checked out 06/09/2017
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch LARGE WHIT (Text) 39391100232162 Large Print Fiction On holds shelf -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon LP F WHI (Text) 34330512952343 Adult - Large Print On holds shelf -
North Madison Co PL - Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library (Summitville) LP FIC WHI (Text) 30419300529357 Adult Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Winslow Branch FIC LP WHIT (Text) 38651833137298 Large Print Checked out 06/08/2017
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524736309
  • ISBN: 1524736309
  • Physical Description: 417 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First large print edition.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Large Print, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: "Oprah's Book Club : 2016 selection"--Cover.
Summary, etc.: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Their first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels. Forced to flee again, Cora embarks on a harrowing flight, state by state, seeking true freedom. Like the protagonist of Gulliver's Travels, Cora encounters different worlds at each stage of her journey -- hers is an odyssey through time as well as space. As Whitehead re-creates the unique terrors for black people in the pre-Civil War era, his narrative weaves the saga of America from the brutal importation of Africans to the unfulfilled promises of the present day.
Subject: Underground Railroad > Fiction.
Fugitive slaves > United States > Fiction.
Fugitives from justice > Fiction.
African Americans > Social conditions > History > Fiction.
United States > History > 19th century > Fiction.
United States > Race relations > Fiction.
Southern States > History > 19th century > Fiction.
FICTION / African American.
FICTION / Historical.
FICTION / Literary.
Genre: Large type books.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Alternative histories (Fiction)

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