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

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

Label
Juneteenth : a novel
Title
Juneteenth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan ; preface by Charles Johnson
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
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026053
Cataloging source
JDP
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Ellison, Ralph
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1940-
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Callahan, John F.
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True
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  • African American clergy
  • Passing (Identity)
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Legislators
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Label
Juneteenth : a novel, Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan ; preface by Charles Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm44644436
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
xxxi, 368 p.
Isbn
9780375707544
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) ADL-4936
Label
Juneteenth : a novel, Ralph Ellison ; edited by John F. Callahan ; preface by Charles Johnson
Publication
Control code
ocm44644436
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
xxxi, 368 p.
Isbn
9780375707544
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) ADL-4936

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