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Edward E. Baptist: IMG The Two Bodies of The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism



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Synopsis:

In this deeply affectionate and fiercely funny coming-of-age novel, Whitehead--using the perpetual mortification of teenage existence and the desperate quest for reinvention--beautifully explores racial and class identity, illustrating the complex rhythms of the adult world.

About the Author

Colson Whitehead is the author of the novels The Intuitionist, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway award; John Henry Days, which won the Young Lions Fiction Award, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and Apex Hides the Hurt, a New York Times Notable Book and winner of the PEN Oakland Award. He has also written a book of essays about his home town, The Colossus of New York. A recipient of a Whiting Writers Award and a MacArthur Fellowship, he lives in Brooklyn.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739381908
Publisher:
Random House Audio
Subject:
General
Read by:
Willis, Mirron
Read:
Willis, Mirron
Author:
Whitehead, Colson
Author:
Willis, Mirron
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Nine CD
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.00x5.08x1.17 in. .61 lbs.
Media Run Time:
540

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"Synopsis" by , In this deeply affectionate and fiercely funny coming-of-age novel, Whitehead--using the perpetual mortification of teenage existence and the desperate quest for reinvention--beautifully explores racial and class identity, illustrating the complex rhythms of the adult world.
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