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Invisible man

Author: Ralph Ellison
Publisher: New York, New York : Signet Books : Published by the New American Library, [1953] ©1952. 1953.
Series: Signet book, Y3814.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The nameless narrator of the novel describes growing up in a black community in the South, attending a Negro college from which he is expelled, moving to New York and becoming the chief spokesman of the Harlem branch of "the Brotherhood", and retreating amid violence and confusion to the basement lair of the Invisible Man he imagines himself to be. --From publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Ellison
OCLC Number: 606630
Notes: "First printing, July, 1953"--Back of title page.
Description: 503 pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: Signet book, Y3814.
Responsibility: Ralph Ellison.

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The nameless narrator of the novel describes growing up in a black community in the South, attending a Negro college from which he is expelled, moving to New York and becoming the chief spokesman of the Harlem branch of "the Brotherhood", and retreating amid violence and confusion to the basement lair of the Invisible Man he imagines himself to be. --From publisher's description.

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