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The Resource Ralph Ellison : a biography, Arnold Rampersad

Ralph Ellison : a biography, Arnold Rampersad

Label
Ralph Ellison : a biography
Title
Ralph Ellison
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Arnold Rampersad
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A critical biography of the author of Invisible Man draws on access to Ellison's personal papers to offer a definitive study of the life, work, and influence of Ralph Ellison, detailing his poverty-stricken Oklahoma youth, his education and involvement in New York's liberal intellectual circles, his personal relationships, and the influence of racism on his life.
Award
  • BCALA Literary Award for Nonfiction, 2008.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
184486
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rampersad, Arnold
Dewey number
  • 818/.5409
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3555.L625
LC item number
Z8725 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ellison, Ralph
  • Novelists, American
  • African American novelists
Target audience
adult
Label
Ralph Ellison : a biography, Arnold Rampersad
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0619/2006026464.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [569]-624) and index
Control code
ocm70921481
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
657 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375408274
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006026464
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70921481
Label
Ralph Ellison : a biography, Arnold Rampersad
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0619/2006026464.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [569]-624) and index
Control code
ocm70921481
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
657 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780375408274
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006026464
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70921481

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