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John Henry Days: a novel
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Published:
New York : Doubleday, c2001.
Physical Desc:
389 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Elk Grove
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Description
Overview: Colson Whitehead's eagerly awaited and triumphantly acclaimed new novel is on one level a multifaceted retelling of the story of John Henry, the black steel-driver who died outracing a machine designed to replace him. On another level it's the story of a disaffected, middle-aged black journalist on a mission to set a record for junketeering who attends the annual John Henry Days festival. It is also a high-velocity thrill ride through the tunnel where American legend gives way to American pop culture, replete with p. r. flacks, stamp collectors, blues men , and turn-of-the-century song pluggers. John Henry Days is an acrobatic, intellectually dazzling, and laugh-out-loud funny book that will be read and talked about for years to come.
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Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0385498195 :
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APA Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, C. (2001). John Henry Days: a novel. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, Colson, 1969-. 2001. John Henry Days: A Novel. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, Colson, 1969-, John Henry Days: A Novel. New York: Doubleday, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Whitehead, Colson. John Henry Days: A Novel. New York: Doubleday, 2001. Print.

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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