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Invisible man

Author: Ralph Ellison
Publisher: Harmondsworth [England] ; New York : Penguin Books, 1965, ©1952.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As he journeys from the Deep South to the streets and underground of Harlem, from a horrifying "battle royal" where black men are reduced to fighting like animals, to a Communist rally where they are elevated to the status of trophies, Ralph Ellison's nameless protagonist propels readers into a parallel universe that throws our own into harsh and even hilarious relief.
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ellison, Ralph.
Invisible man.
Harmondsworth [Eng.] ; New York : Penguin Books, 1965, ©1952
(OCoLC)762040992
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Ellison
ISBN: 0140180532 9780140180534 0140023356 9780140023350
OCLC Number: 11736710
Description: 468 pages
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: Ralph Ellison.

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As he journeys from the Deep South to the streets and underground of Harlem, from a horrifying "battle royal" where black men are reduced to fighting like animals, to a Communist rally where they are elevated to the status of trophies, Ralph Ellison's nameless protagonist propels readers into a parallel universe that throws our own into harsh and even hilarious relief.

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