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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

New York: Random House, 1952. First printing. Hardcover. Good +. Black & beige cloth, 8.25"x5.25", 439pp. With "First Printing" stated on cp. Title on backstrip faded, and --dare I say it?--a virtually INVISIBLE glass ring on cover. Wraparound illustration on upper panel. Text clean, bright & unmarked. Good+ to near VG copy w/o DJ.


Even though Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man is sometimes featured on banned books lists, it remains a consistent staple on many high school reading curriculums. In the novel, Ellison laments the feeling of hopelessness and invisibility that many Black men experience in the United States, and it elegantly explores the themes of racism and bigotry in ways that are both unsettling and accessible.

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Biblioceros Books US (US)
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Invisible Man
Ellison, Ralph
Book condition
Used - Good +
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First printing
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Black interest, modern classic

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About Biblioceros Books

Biblioceros Books is an on-line bookstore operating from Warrenville, Illinois, a small town 30 miles west of the Greater Chicago metropolitan area.


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A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
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