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Invisible Man (1952) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

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.

Original title: Invisible Man
Original languages: English

Quotes: 1 (show them)

Genre: FictionGeneral FictionBlack (african-american)

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Contemporary American Short Stories (1967) [Anthology]
      Authors: Saul Bellow , Katherine Anne Porter , Bernard Malamud , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , John Updike , Peter Taylor , Philip Roth , Donald Barthelme , Ralph Ellison , Flannery O'Connor , Tillie Olsen , Wright Morris , James Baldwin , George P. Elliott , Delmore Schwartz , Stanley Elkin , James Purdy , Jack Ludwig , Mary McCarthy , J.F. Powers , Georgia McKinley , Dorothy Canfield

Edition #1: Invisible Man

Invisible Man (1952)
Awards: National Book Award: Fiction (1953)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Invisible Man (1995)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0679732764
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 581

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