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Invisible man

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A milestone in American literature--a book that has continued to engage readers since its appearance in 1952. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read A first novel by an unknown writer, it remained on the bestseller list for sixteen weeks, won the National Book Award for fiction, and established Ralph Ellison as one of the key writers of the century. 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. The book is a passionate and witty tour de force of style, strongly influenced by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land , Joyce, and Dostoevsky.
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9780679601395
9780307743992
9780375507915
9780394717159
9781402553844
9780679723134
9780307917249
9780679732761
9780307915139
9780679600152
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Grouping Author ellison ralph
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Last Grouping Update 2020-04-07 22:43:46PM
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title_display Invisible man
title_full Invisible Man
Invisible man / Ralph Ellison
Invisible man / Ralph Ellison ; preface by Charles Johnson
Invisible man / by Ralph Ellison
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