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Colson Whitehead

Autor(a) de The Underground Railroad

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About the Author

Colson Whitehead was born on November 6, 1969. He graduated from Harvard College and worked at the Village Voice writing reviews of television, books, and music. His first novel, The Intuitionist, won the Quality Paperback Book Club's New Voices Award. His other books include The Colossus of New mostrar mais York, Sag Harbor, and Zone One. He won the Young Lions Fiction Award and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for John Henry Days, the PEN/Oakland Award for Apex Hides the Hurt, and the National Book Award for fiction and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Underground Railroad. His reviews, essays, and fiction have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Harper's and Granta. He has received a MacArthur Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, and a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad (2016) 9,022 cópias
The Nickel Boys (2020) 4,083 cópias
The Intuitionist (1999) 2,227 cópias
Harlem Shuffle (2021) 2,190 cópias
Zone One (2011) 2,052 cópias
Sag Harbor (2009) 1,092 cópias
John Henry Days (2001) 792 cópias
Crook Manifesto (2023) 578 cópias
Apex Hides the Hurt (2006) 577 cópias
The Colossus of New York (2003) — Narrador, algumas edições569 cópias
Lost and Found (essay) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Future Dictionary of America (2004) — Contribuinte — 628 cópias
Get Your War On (2002) — Introdução, algumas edições302 cópias
Granta 86: Film (2004) — Contribuinte — 205 cópias
The Customer Is Always Wrong: The Retail Chronicles (2008) — Contribuinte — 103 cópias
Brooklyn Noir 2: The Classics (2005) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor (2006) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
The Best Mystery Stories of the Year: 2022 (2022) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias

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1960s (77) 2016 (73) 2017 (106) African American (355) African Americans (116) alternate history (152) American (105) American literature (211) audiobook (107) crime (98) ebook (129) fiction (2,272) first edition (88) Florida (133) Harlem (75) historical (115) historical fiction (786) history (103) horror (118) Kindle (106) literary fiction (95) literature (161) mystery (73) New York (166) New York City (150) non-fiction (101) novel (357) post-apocalyptic (85) Pulitzer Prize (136) race (148) racism (292) read (213) science fiction (156) signed (140) slavery (499) to-read (2,018) Underground Railroad (137) unread (107) USA (208) zombies (175)

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1969-11-06
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
País (para mapa)
USA
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Educação
Harvard College (1991)
Ocupação
novelist
writer
Premiações
Whiting Writers' Award (2000)
MacArthur Foundation "Genius Grant" (2002)
Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers fellowship
Young Lions Fiction Award (2002)
John Dos Passos Prize (2012)
National Humanities Medal (2021)
Agente
Nicole Aragi
Pequena biografia
Arch Colson Chipp Whitehead (born November 6, 1969) is an American novelist. He is the author of seven novels, including his 1999 debut work, The Intuitionist, and The Underground Railroad (2016), for which he won the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; he won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction again in 2020 for The Nickel Boys. He has also published two books of non-fiction. In 2002, he received a MacArthur Fellowship ("Genius Grant").

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Resenhas

I was not definitely caught by Whitehead's writing style. I wasn't so deep in the vocabulary and the plot was a bit assistematic so I couldn't get the reading on. Perhaps I can continue one day, but not for now.
 
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Estatísticas

Obras
17
Also by
13
Membros
23,434
Popularidade
#897
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
1,125
ISBNs
368
Idiomas
21
Favorito
34

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