Juneteenth [electronic resource] : A novel
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Juneteenth [electronic resource] : A novel

By Ellison, Ralph.
Morton, Joe.
OverDrive, Inc.

Genre Electronic books.

Published 2011. by Random House Audio, New York

ISBN 9780307939463

Bib Id 2358933

Edition Unabridged.

Description 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital

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9780307939463 (sound recording)
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Juneteenth [electronic resource] : A novel
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Unabridged.
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by Random House Audio, New York :
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1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
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Unabridged.
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Narrator: Joe Morton.
Summary
NATIONAL BESTSELLER "[A]n extraordinary book, a work of staggering virtuosity. With its publication, a giant world of literature has just grown twice as tall."-- Newsday From Ralph Ellison--author of the classic novel of African-American experience, Invisible Man --the long-awaited second novel. Here is the master of American vernacular--the rhythms of jazz and gospel and ordinary speech--at the height of his powers, telling a powerful, evocative tale of a prodigal of the twentieth century. "Tell me what happened while there's still time," demands the dying Senator Adam Sunraider to the itinerate Negro preacher whom he calls Daddy Hickman. As a young man, Sunraider was Bliss, an orphan taken in by Hickman and raised to be a preacher like himself. Bliss's history encompasses the joys of young southern boyhood; bucolic days as a filmmaker, lovemaking in a field in the Oklahoma sun. And behind it all lies a mystery: how did this chosen child become the man who would deny everything to achieve his goals? Brilliantly crafted, moving, wise, Juneteenth is the work of an American master. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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