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Invisible Man by  Ralph Ellison - Limited Edition - 1979 - from Carpetbagger Books, IOBA (SKU: 2332)

Invisible Man

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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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About This Item

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. Leather bound. Fine. Signed by Ellison on a tipped-in page. Fine in the publisher's leather binding with gilt designs. Square and firmly bound with gilt edges and a sewn-in bookmark.

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
Carpetbagger Books, IOBA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2332
Title
Invisible Man
Author
Ellison, Ralph
Format/binding
Leather bound
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Publisher
Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center
Date published
1979

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About Carpetbagger Books, IOBA

Based in the far northwest reaches of the Chicago suburbs, Carpetbagger Books specializes in literary fiction and modern firsts. Inventory is updated weekly, if not more frequently, so browse often. If you are after something particular, don't hesitate to communicate: not all inventory is uploaded online.

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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