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Invisible man / Ralph Ellison ; preface by Charles Johnson.

Ellison, Ralph. (Author).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 3 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library ELL (Text) 33500009307828 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library ELL (Text) 33500009307802 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library ELL (Text) 33500009307810 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780679601395 (com. ed. : acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 0679601392 (com. ed. : acid-free paper) :
  • Physical Description: xxxiv, 572 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: Modern Library ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 1994.

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Summary, etc.:
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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Subject: African American men > Fiction.

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