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  • John Henry Days

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385498197
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: May 2001
    The novel is a brilliant retelling of the legend of John Henry that sweeps across generations and cultures to form a stunning, unsettling portrait of American society. The narrative revolves around the story of J. Sutter, a youngblack journalist, cast into a parallel storyline, adding multiple dimensions to the myth of the 'steel-driving man.' From the author of The Intuitionist. 389p.
  • John Henry Days

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $7.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781841155708
    • Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd
    • Published: 2017
  • Sag Harbor

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385527651
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: April 2009
    The time is 1985. Benji, the son of a lawyer and a doctor, is one of the only black kids at an elite prep school in Manhattan. He spends his falls and winters going to roller-disco bar mitzvahs and trying desperately to find a social group that will accept him. But every summer, Benji and his brother, Reggie, escape to the East End of Sag Harbor, where a small community of African American professionals has built a world of its own. Except Benji is just as confused about this all-black refuge as he is about the white world he negotiates during the school year. A deeply affectionate, fiercely funny, coming-of-age novel from the author of The Intuitionist and The Colossus of New York.
  • The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $7.50 - $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400031245
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: October 2004
    In brief, impressionistic sections ('Central Park,' 'Brooklyn Bridge,' 'Rush Hour,' etc.), the author reveals New York City as both caregiver and indifferent passerby. Establishing a point of view that shifts seamlessly from person to person, Whitehead distills the anxieties of first time arrivals and captures the ordeals of the veteran citydwellers - from Broadway to Coney Island. As lush, poetic a view of `the City' as you're liable to find. 176p. Pap.
  • The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9789112168907
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: October 2004
  • The Colossus of New York: A City in Thirteen Parts

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385507943
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: October 2003
    A dazzling original work of non-fiction that captures the city's inner and outer landscapes in a series of vignettes, meditations, and personal memories. 'A jazzy musical composition that perfectly reflects the way we experience the city.'
  • Zone One

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780385528078
    • Publisher: Doubleday
    • Published: October 2011
    In this singular 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. The worst of the plague is over, and the provisional government in Buffalo orchestrates the return to civilization with the aid of therapy seminars, corporate sponsorships, and the uplifting anthem “Stop! Can You Hear the Eagle Roar?” The resettlement of Manhattan is a top priority. Armed forces stationed in Chinatown’s Fort Wonton have successfully reclaimed the island south of Canal Street – aka Zone One – but pockets of plague-ridden squatters remain. Mark Spitz is a member of one of the three-person civilian sweeper units clearing lower Manhattan building by building, block by block. Alternating between haunting flashbacks of Spitz’s desperate fight for survival during the worst of the outbreak and his present narrative, Zone One unfolds over three surreal days in which Spitz is occupied with the mundane missions of straggler removal, then rigors of Post-Apocalyptic Stress Disorder (PASD), and the impossible task of coming to terms with a fallen world. And then things start to go wrong…259p.
  • Zone One

    By Colson Whitehead

    Our Price: $8.00 - $14.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307455178
    • Publisher: Anchor Books
    • Published: July 2012
    In a post-apocalyptic world decimated by zombies, survivor efforts to rebuild are focused on Manhattan, where civilian team member Mark Spitz works to eliminate remaining infected stragglers and remembers his horrifying experiences at the height of the zombie plague. By the Whiting Writers' Award-winning author of Sag Harbor.

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