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The Black Ball (Mini Modern Classics)

The Black Ball (Mini Modern Classics)

Author: Ralph Ellison
Series: Penguin Modern
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'If he only knew what it was, he would fix it; he would kill this mean thing that made Mama feel so bad.'Belonging and estrangement intertwine in these four lyrical short stories from the the author of Invisible Man.Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Stevie Smith; essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outerspace.
Author description
Ralph Waldo Ellison (1914-94) was born in Oklahoma. In 1936 he went to New York, where he met the writers Langston Hughes and Richard Wright; shortly afterwards his stories and articles began to appear in magazines and journals. His debut novel, Invisible Man (1952), won the National Book Award and established Ellison as a major figure in twentieth-century fiction.
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General Fields

  • : 9780241339220
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : February 2018
  • : 161mm X 111mm
  • : February 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 64
  • : Ralph Ellison
  • : Paperback