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The intuitionist

Author: Colson Whitehead
Publisher: London, England : Fleet, 2017. ©1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An elevator inspector becomes the center of controversy when an elevator crashes. The inspector, Lila Mae Watson, is a black woman who inspects by intuition, as opposed to visual observation, and now she must prove her method was not at fault. A study of society's attitude to technology and a debut in fiction.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colson Whitehead
ISBN: 9780708898475 0708898475
OCLC Number: 981980536
Notes: Originally published: U.S. : Anchor Books, 1999.
Description: 255 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Colson Whitehead.

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Whitehead's prose is graceful and often lyrical, and his elevator underworld is a complex, lovingly realized creation * New Yorker * Magical . . . The Intuitionist ranks alongside Catch-22, V, The Read more...

 
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