Invisible man
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Invisible man

By Ellison, Ralph.

Genre Novels.

Published 1995 by Vintage International, New York

ISBN 9780679732761

Bib Id 533183

Copyright 1980

Edition 2nd Vintage International edition

Description xxiii, 581 pages ; 21 cm

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04444cam a2200697 a 4500
LCCN
72-010419
ISBN
9780679732761 (paperback) $14.95
0679732764
9780808554127 (hardcover) $23.50
0808554123
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FIC Ellison
Title
Invisible man
Edition
2nd Vintage International edition
Publication Information
1995 by Vintage International, New York :
Copyright Date
©1980
Description
xxiii, 581 pages ; 21 cm
Note
Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, 1952.
Contents
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
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
Winner, National Book Award for Fiction, 1953.
Genre/Form
Novels.
Action and adventure fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
Novels

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