Invisible Man

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Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Original Publish Date: Sep 29, 2010
Product Number: EB00171039
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307743992
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

Both a deeply compelling bestselling novel and an epic milestone of American literature. The book's nameless narrator 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", before retreating amid violence and confusion to the basement lair of the Invisible Man he imagines himself to be. Originally published in 1952 as the first novel by a then unknown author, 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 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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Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Narrator(s): Peter Francis James
Product Number C2232
Released: Oct 24, 2003
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ISBN: #9781402553844
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Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Narrator(s): Peter Francis James
Product Number Z07981
Released: Jan 01, 2014
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ISBN: #9781490611501
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Narrator(s): Peter Francis James
Product Number 3A285
Released: Nov 29, 2005
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ISBN: #9781402553851
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Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Narrator(s): Peter Francis James
Product Number 3K285
Released: Jul 19, 2004
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ISBN: #9781402553868
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Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Narrator(s): Peter Francis James
Product Number 3D178
Released: Aug 08, 2000
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ISBN: #9781436104463
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Ralph Ellison
Product Number 14101
Released: Nov 10, 2004
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Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780679732761