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Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison

First published in 1952 and immediately hailed as a masterpiece, Invisible Man is one of those rare novels that have changed the shape of American literature. For not only does Ralph Ellison's nightmare journey across the racial divide tell unparalleled truths about the nature of bigotry and its effects on the minds of both victims and perpetrators...
Publish Date
1995
January 1
First Published in 1952
Goodreads rating
3.89
ISBN
8601419432370
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Recommendations
5
Recommendations
I read it as a 22-year-old, and it made me think deeply about how society doesn’t “see” so many of its members.      source
Feb 02, 2020
For #BlackHistoryMonth I will be sharing some of my favorite books by Black Authors 2nd Book: Invisible Man Novel by Ralph Ellison Not enough words to capture what this book is about.... POWERFUL! Page-turning Experience! JUST READ!      source
Sep 04, 2019
Riveting time capsule material. Literary giant Ellison on the blues, on race, on his powerful book, Invisible Man.      source
May 08, 2019
@EricColumbus A great choice and undeniably important book. Wish it were taught more.      source