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Invisible man

Author: Ralph Ellison
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1995. ©1980
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd Vintage International editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: African American fiction
Fictional Work
Novels
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Romans
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ellison, Ralph.
Invisible man.
New York : Vintage International, 1995
(OCoLC)657978033
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Ellison
ISBN: 0679732764 9780679732761
OCLC Number: 32176578
Notes: Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Random House, 1952.
Awards: Winner, National Book Award for Fiction, 1953.
Description: xxiii, 581 pages ; 21 cm
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.
Responsibility: Ralph Ellison.
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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.

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Kafka in the hood

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2021-03-08) Very Good Permalink

  The novel Invisible Man was heralded immediately upon publication as a classic, and like other classics, it is an imposing book and can be a challenge to read. The book has been described as humorous, but it is humorous in a dark, nightmarish sort of way. The narrator is a bit like Candide,...
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