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

Ellison, Ralph, (author.). Callahan, John F., 1940- (editor.). Johnson, Charles, 1948- (writer of preface.).


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.'

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  • ISBN: 9780375707544
  • ISBN: 0375707549
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 368 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Vintage International edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Vintage International : 2000.

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General Note:
"Originally published in slightly different form in hardcover in the United States by Random House, Inc., New York, in 1999"--Title page verso.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult.
Subject: African American clergy > Fiction.
Passing (Identity) > Fiction.
Southern States > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Legislators > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library PS 3555 .L557 J86 2000 30775305552086 General Collection Available -

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