The Resource The underground railroad : a novel, Colson Whitehead

The underground railroad : a novel, Colson Whitehead

Label
The underground railroad : a novel
Title
The underground railroad
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Colson Whitehead
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Their first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious scheme designed for its black denizens. And even worse: Ridgeway, the relentless slave catcher, is close on their heels
Awards note
  • National Book Awards (USA) : Fiction Winner 2016.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal (USA) : Fiction Winner 2017.
  • The Pulitzer Prize (US) : Fiction, Winner 2017.
  • The Man Booker Prize for Fiction: Longlist, 2017.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The underground railroad : a novel, Colson Whitehead
Label
The underground railroad : a novel, Colson Whitehead
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Oprah's 2016 Selection Book Club"--On jacket
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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
ocn933420484
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780385542364
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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