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Invisible man

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IL: UG - BL: 7.2 - AR Pts: 30
Lexile measure:
870L
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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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ISBN:
9780679601395
9780307743992
9780307915139
9780394717159
9780679732761
9780307917249
9780679723134
9781490611501
9780679600152
9781402553844
9780375507915
Reading Level:
UG
Level 7.2, 30 Points
Lexile measure:
870L
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Grouped Work ID 3deb6d75-eb52-77c8-d8bc-68e041681ffc
Full title invisible man
Author ellison ralph
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 23:36:20PM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 30
accelerated_reader_reading_level 7.2
auth_author2 James, Peter Francis., Morton, Joe, 1947-
author Ellison, Ralph,
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display_description 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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series Signet book, Vintage International
series_with_volume Signet book|Y3814, Vintage International|
subject_facet African American men -- Fiction, African American men -- Social conditions -- To 1964 -- Fiction, African Americans -- Civil rights -- Fiction, African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964 -- Fiction, African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964. -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Civil rights -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / General, Family relationships, National Book Award -- 1953, Psychological fiction, American, Race relations -- Fiction, Racism -- Fiction, Racism -- United States -- Fiction
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, Invisible man [electronic resource] / Ralph Ellison, Invisible man [sound recording] / Ralph Ellison
title_short Invisible man
title_sub
topic_facet African American men, African Americans, Audiobooks, Civil rights, FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / General, Family relationships, Fiction, Literature, National Book Award, Psychological fiction, American, Race relations, Racism, Social conditions