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Invisible Man

By Ralph Ellison

When this novel was first published in 1952, it wrenched thousands of readers into a sudden recognition of what it was like to be black in a country where black people were invisible. Today Invisible Man remains just as powerful - not because its truths are wholly new, but because it delivers them with a visceral immediacy that is at once painful, frightening and exhilarating. Invisible Man is the story of several passages in a young man's life - from the deep South to the streets of Harlem, from living on his knees to standing defiantly on his feet, from a fearful denial to a passionate embrace of his own Americanness. It is a Dantesque journey through the subterranean strata of black society in the era between the wars, related in a voice that prays and incites, singes the blues and plays the dozens.

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Publish Date

2002

ISBN

9780679732761


Format: Book
Author: Ellison, Ralph
Title: Invisible man / Ralph Ellison.
Publisher Date: New York : Random House, [2002]
Subject: African American men -- Fiction
Isbn: 9780679732761 0375507914 (acid-free paper) 0679732764 9780679732761
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System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: F Ellison
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Bib Id: 176424

Format: Book
Author: Ellison, Ralph
Title: Invisible man / Ralph Ellison.
Edition: Random House Inc. 2002 ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Random House, [2002]
Description: 439 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: African American men -- Fiction
LCCN: 2001048541
ISBN: 9780679732761
ISBN: 0375507914 (acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0679732764
ISBN: 9780679732761
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: F Ellison