JOHN HENRY DAYS. by Whitehead, Colson.

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JOHN HENRY DAYS.

Edition: First printing.

New York: Doubleday, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel by the author of "The Intuitionist." The story of J. Sutter, a young black journalist, a freeloading hack, who gets an assignment to cover the first annual John Henry Days festival in West Virginia. A finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. "A novel of extraordinary scope and mythic power that juxtaposes history with popular culture, the blatant bigotry of the past with the more insidious racism of the present, and laugh-out-loud humor with unforgettable poignancy." 389 pp. ISBN: 0-385498195.

Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

Book ID: 81208
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