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The Underground Railroad Oprahs Book Club

The Underground Railroad (Oprah's...

by Colson Whitehead

THE first time Caesar approached Cora about running north, she said no. This was her grandmother talking. Cora’s grandmother had never seen the ocean before that bright afternoon in the port of Ouidah and the water dazzled after her time in the...

Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Published: 08/02/2016
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Zone One

Zone One

by Colson Whitehead

COLSON WHITEHEAD is the author of the national best seller Sag Harbor and the novels The Intui tionist, John Henry Days, and Apex Hides the Hurt, as well as The Colossus of New York, a collection of essays. A recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Awar...

Narrator: Beresford Bennett
Published: 10/18/2011
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John Henry Days

John Henry Days

by Colson Whitehead

J. Sutter is a bonafide junketeer--a freelance writer, travelling from city to city, hungry for free meals and the discarded sales receipts of others to claim on his expense account. Travelling into the backwoods of West Virginia to write a piece on t...

Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 12/28/2001
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Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor

by Colson Whitehead

Praise for Sag Harbor“Pure shimmering brilliance. Colson Whitehead’s affecting new novel joyously lights up a place, a time, a family, and one unforgettable young man. It is also one of the funniest books I’ve ever read, a book loade...

Narrator: Mirron Willis
Published: 04/28/2009
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The Noble Hustle

The Noble Hustle

by Colson Whitehead

COLSON WHITEHEAD is the New York Times bestselling author of Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and The Colossus of New York, a collection of essays. A recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award and a MacArthur Fe...

Narrator: Colson Whitehead
Published: 05/06/2014
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The Colossus of New York

The Colossus of New York

by Colson Whitehead

In a dazzlingly original work of nonfiction, the award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead re-creates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York. Here is a literary love song that will entrance anyone who has lived in-or spen...

Narrator: Colson Whitehead
Published: 11/24/2003
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The Intuitionist

The Intuitionist

by Colson Whitehead

In a marvelous debut novel that has been compared to Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man and Joseph Heller's Catch-22, Colson Whitehead has created a strangely skewed world of elevators and the people who control their ups and downs. Lila Mae Watson-the fir...

Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 01/18/2001
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Apex Hides the Hurt

Apex Hides the Hurt

by Colson Whitehead

Best-selling author Colson Whitehead has been a finalist for numerous prestigious honors, including the Pulitzer Prize. His works are lauded for their insight into the state of race in America. Here, a small Midwestern town is having an identity crisi...

Narrator: Peter Jay Fernande...
Published: 05/02/2007
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