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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: "As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is "as good as anyone"... Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is "as good as anyone." Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South of the early 1960s,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2019

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Whitehead, Colson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: "To his customers and neighbors on 125th Street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family ... Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks, and that his facade of normalcy has more than a few cracks in it. Cracks that are getting bigger all the time. Cash is tight ... so if his cousin Freddie...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked. To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably priced furniture, making a decent life for himself and his family. Few people know he descends from a line of uptown hoods and crooks, and that his fac̜ade of normalcy has more than a few cracks in it. Cracks that are getting bigger all...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: Benji, one of the only black kids at an elite prep school in Manhattan, tries desperately to fit in, but every summer, he and his brother, Reggie, escape to the East End of Sag Harbor, where a small community of African American professionals has built aworld of is own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned--Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her. Though they manage...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: A magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: "Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted. Their first stop is South Carolina, in a city that initially seems like a haven. But the city's placid surface masks an insidious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit FIC WHI

Whitehead, Colson.

Summary: In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. Now the plague is receding, and Americans are busy rebuild­ing civilization under orders from the provisional govern­ment based in Buffalo. Their top mission: the resettlement of Manhattan....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: ""Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked..." To his customers and neighbors on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his family. He and his wife Elizabeth are expecting their second child, and if her parents on Striver's Row don't approve of him or their cramped apartment across from the subway...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2021

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Whitehead, Colson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1999

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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: "As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to heart: He is "as good as anyone." Abandoned by his parents, but kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood is a high school senior about to start classes at a local college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: "In THE NOBLE HUSTLE Colson Whitehead does for participatory journalism what he did for zombie novels in ZONE ONE: Take one literary genius, add $10,000 and a seat at the World Series of Poker, and stir. On one level, Colson Whitehead's THE NOBLE HUSTLE is a familiar species of participatory journalism - a longtime neighborhood poker player, Colson was given a $10,000 stake and an assignment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood—where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned—Cora kills a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

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Whitehead, Colson

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 WHI

Whitehead, Colson

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Summary: Ray Carney was only slightly bent when it came to being crooked. To his customers and neighbours on 125th street, Carney is an upstanding salesman of reasonably-priced furniture, making a life for himself and his family. He and his wife Elizabeth are expecting their second child, and if her parents on Striver's Row don't approve of him or their cramped apartment across from the subway tracks,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2021

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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: E-journalist J. Sutter travels to West Virginia for the first John Henry Days celebration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2001

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Whitehead, Colson

1 hold on 8 copies

Summary: In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.00As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2019

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Whitehead, Colson

Summary: Mark Spitz and his squad of three "sweepers" move through Zone One of lower Manhattan, a walled-off enclave scheduled for resettlement in the aftermath of a zombie plague. The great masses of the undead have been violently dispatched by a Marine detachment. It falls to Spitz and his fellows to take care of the handful that remain, as well as a second-tier of the infected known as "stragglers":...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2011

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Whitehead, Colson.

Summary: In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2011

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