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Flying Home: And Other Stories

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Publisher Comments:

Presents a collection of thirteen stories written between 1937 and the 1950s

About the Author

Ralph Ellison was born in Oklahoma City in 1914.He is the author of Invisible Man (1952), which won the National Book Award and became one of the most important and influential postwar American novels.He published two volumes of nonfiction, Shadow and Act (1964) and Going to the Territory (1986), which, together with unpublished speeches and writings, were brought together as The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison in 1995.For more than forty years before his death in 1994, Ralph Ellison lived with his wife, Fanny McConnell, in Harlem in New York City.

Table of Contents

A party down at the square — Boy on a train — Mister Toussan — Afternoon — That I had the wings — A couple scalped Indians — Hymie's bull — I did not learn their names — A hard time keeping up — The black ball — King of the Bingo game — In a strange country — Flying home.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307797391
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction
Author:
Ralph Ellison
Author:
Callahan, John F.
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
American fiction (fictional works by one author)
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19980112
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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