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The Resource Juneteenth : a novel, Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan

Juneteenth : a novel, Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan

Label
Juneteenth : a novel
Title
Juneteenth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a black man who passes for white and becomes a race-baiting U.S. senator. When he is shot on the Senate floor, the first visitor in hospital is a black musician-turned-preacher who raised him. As the two men talk, their respective stories come out. An unfinished novel by the author of Invisible Man
Summary
In Washington D.C., in the 1950s, Senator Sunraider is mortally wounded by an assasin's bullet. From his deathbed, he calls out for Hickman, an old black minister. As the two men relive their memories of a shared history, they gradually reveal the secrets of their past
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
026053
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellison, Ralph
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Callahan, John F.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American clergy
  • Passing (Identity)
  • Southern States
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Legislators
Target audience
adult
Label
Juneteenth : a novel, Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40073930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780394464572
Lccn
98044868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40073930
Label
Juneteenth : a novel, Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm40073930
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780394464572
Lccn
98044868
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40073930

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