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Invisible Man
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 7.2 - AR Pts: 30
Lexile measure:
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Description
Both a deeply compelling bestselling novel and an epic milestone of American literature.
The book's nameless narrator describes growing up in a black community in the South, attending a Negro college from which he is expelled, moving to New York and becoming the chief spokesman of the Harlem branch of "the Brotherhood", before retreating amid violence and confusion to the basement lair of the Invisible Man he imagines himself to be.
Originally published in 1952 as the first novel by a then unknown author, it remained on the bestseller list for sixteen weeks, won the National Book Award for fiction, and established Ralph Ellison as one of the key writers of the century. The book is a passionate and witty tour de force of style, strongly influenced by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Joyce, and Dostoevsky.
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Street Date:
09/29/2010
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780307743992
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Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.2, 30 Points
Lexile measure:
870
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ralph Ellison. (2010). Invisible Man. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ralph Ellison. 2010. Invisible Man. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2010.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ralph Ellison. Invisible Man. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2010. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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